Saturday, August 24 2013

08/24/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Museum Director of Collections Robert Hancock oversees this game that gives players a chance to experience a unique perspective on Civil war strategy, tactics, and the art of command using appropriate nineteenth century methods.

The format of the game is:

1. A PowerPoint presentation introduces participants to army organization, staff work, elements of strategy, and how the kriegsspiel will be conducted.

2. Participants are divided into two teams-Union and Confederate, and roles are assigned.

08/24/2013 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

What did Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis have in common?  For one thing, they both spent time in the White House of the Confederacy, but there is much more to the story.  This themed tour will examine Lincoln and Davis as politicians, leaders, husbands and fathers.  Come walk where they walked and explore the lives of these rival presidents at the center of one of the most pivotal events in our nation’s history.  Cost: $10.00 for adults. $8.00 for seniors over the age of 62, $6.00 for youth aged 7 to 13.  Free for children under 7.

08/24/2013 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

What did Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis have in common?  For one thing, they both spent time in the White House of the Confederacy, but there is much more to the story.  This themed tour will examine Lincoln and Davis as politicians, leaders, husbands and fathers.  Come walk where they walked and explore the lives of these rival presidents at the center of one of the most pivotal events in our nation’s history.  Cost: $10.00 for adults.