Discover the untold stories of the Spangler family, their farm, the medical workers who labored to save lives, and the men who suffered and died there during the Battle of Gettysburg. With Ronald D. Kirkwood.
Workshop different strategies for tackling complicated history with ACWM educators and historian and educator Kevin Levin (also the author of Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth). How can we arm students with media literacy skills to counter myths? How can fostering empathy help us understand historical figures--iconic and lesser-known--as well as our role in history? The workshop is from 5:00–7:00pm. Space is limited, register online today.
Join the American Civil War Museum at our brand new facility at Historic Tredegar for a relaxed educator-only open house. Enjoy wine, beer, and light refreshments while exploring ACWM's educator resources, from field trip programs to online lesson plans, and go on an after-hours guided tour of our new exhibit, A People's Contest. Admission is free, families are welcome to attend.
Delve into the problems that generals Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade faced in the three month period between the battle of Gettysburg their encounter at Bristoe Station. What decisions did each man make in an attempt to gain the advantage and secure victory? With author Jeffrey W. Hunt.