• December 17, 2018

    This year, 2018, we commemorated the bicentennial of the house most commonly referred to as The White House of the Confederacy.  Our journey led us through 200 years of history, allowing us to use a variety of methods to explore themes

  • December 11, 2018

    Civil War prison camps were notoriously awful places to spend any time. Both governments in the conflict were ill prepared to take care of the large number of prisoners that ended up on their doorsteps. Forts, warehouses, and even islands in the

  • November 19, 2018

    This is a new series where we highlight educators who work with us at the Museum and help us help other teachers. Meet Valencia Abbott, a member of our Teacher Advisory Council and a great partner for us in North Carolina.

  • November 8, 2018

    Next week's Foundry Series event, Opioid Addiction After the Civil War, features Jonathan Jones of Binghamton University. Jonathan was kind

  • November 5, 2018


    Jefferson C. Davis is probably best remembered for two things: the similarity of his name to the President of the Confederate States (Jefferson F. Davis, twenty years his senior and not related), and for killing a


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