• October 27, 2016

    Has there always been a "smooth transfer of power" following presidential elections?

    As Americans, we take for granted a relatively smooth election process in which losers in elections concede to the winners. Recent statements made by

  • October 26, 2016

    By Robert Hancock
    Senior Curator and Director of Collections

    “What are those green things hanging from the chandeliers?” is a question often asked by visitors through the house. So, here is the answer:

    After Lewis

  • October 24, 2016

    By Patrick Saylor
    Director, Marketing Communication

    On Sunday, October 30, share your family's stories of the past and enjoy ice cream on us at the Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox. From noon to 4 p.m., "Rediscovering

  • October 21, 2016


    The Greenback America team continued the research this week for their upcoming exhibit (see photo at the Library of Virginia below). The team's Post-Doctoral Fellow, Michael Caires (pictured right in the photo), also took some time off

  • October 19, 2016

    By Bryce VanStavern
    Interpretation Supervisor

    “Summer Dress is down.” As the Interpretation Supervisor for the American Civil War Museum, I got to post that recently for our interpretive staff in the White House of the


Subscribe to