Combine history and fitness on this Civil War running tour of downtown Richmond! The year 1863 was a year of epidemics, accidents, inflation, riots, and death. Richmonders, striving to make ends meet, mourned the loss of a hero and wondered whether their sacrifices had all been in vain. Step back in time on this two-hour, 2.39 mile tour and discover a city immersed in a desperate battle for survival. The tour begins at the Museum of the Confederacy. Advance reservations required.
The Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox is partnering with the Holiday Lake 4-H Center to put on a multi-day Civil War workshop focusing on Appomattox and beyond. Attendees will learn from Civil War historians during several educational sessions, take field trips to local Civil War sites such as Sailor's Creek Battlefield, High Bridge, the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox. Meals and lodging at the 4-H Center are included with the registration fee.