Off Site

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at The Camel, 1621 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220

Nearly 200,000 African-American men fought for the United States during the American Civil War. At least four of these soldiers are buried in Richmond’s East End and Evergreen Cemeteries. Uncover what their post-war stories and final resting places reveal about African-American life in the former capital of the Confederacy. With Erin Hollaway Palmer and Brian Palmer, Friends of East End Cemetery.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Charley’s- Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

At the outbreak of the Civil War, many Virginian officers faced the choice of siding with the Union or their birth state. Uncover the stories of men who decided to remain loyal to the United States rather than joining Confederate military forces.  With Kevin Shroyer.

As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting Josie Butler at jbutler@acwm.org or 434-352-5791 ext. 203. Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:30am
The Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St. Richmond, VA 23219

The American Civil War wrought great changes not only on the nation’s physical and Constitutional landscape, but also in the lives of the American people. The Museum’s 2018 symposium will explore the impact of the war on diverse groups of people and narrate the stories of individuals who navigated the challenges and opportunities of war.

The speakers for the 2018 symposium are Dr. Peter S. Carmichael, Dr. Thavolia Glymph, Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., Dr. Jane Schultz, and Dr. Amy Murrell Taylor.

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Capital Ale House, 623 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219

She was called “General Tubman” and the “Moses” of her people, yet there is much we do not know about this heroic “conductor” of the Underground Railroad who risked all to rescue others. Join us for an intimate look at the woman who soon will be the face of the $20 bill. With Kelly Hancock, American Civil War Museum.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Third Street Brewing, 312 W 3rd Street, Farmville, VA 23901

Born into enslavement in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, Elizabeth Keckly purchased her freedom and gained renown as a dress designer to both Varina Davis and Mary Lincoln. Discover how Keckly became a confidant to Mrs. Lincoln, and helped to establish an organization dedicated to easing the suffering of newly freed people in contraband camps. With Elvatrice Belsches, author, lecturer, and documentary filmmaker.

As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting Josie Butler at jbutler@acwm.org or 434-352-5791 ext. 203. Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Bottom’s Up Pizza, 1700 Dock St, Richmond, VA 23223

Just one day after the Union Army occupied Richmond - and ten days before he was shot - President Abraham Lincoln arrived to tour the city. Explore what he saw here, the decisions he made, and how his visit offers a unique look into his evolving vision of a post-war future. With Mike Gorman, Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Pino's Pizza & Italian Restaurant, 7809 Richmond Hwy Appomattox, VA 24522

In Summer 1862, the Union economy nearly ground to a halt as pennies, nickels, and dimes mysteriously disappeared. Discover how northerners reacted, where the coins went, and what it tells us about the changing landscape of capitalism and government in the mid-1800s. With Michael Caires, University of Virginia. 

As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting Josie Butler at jbutler@acwm.org or 434-352-5791 ext. 203. Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at a location to be determined

Information coming soon!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:30pm
Off Site at Charley’s- Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

With Greg Starbuck, Historic Sandusky.

As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting Josie Butler at jbutler@acwm.org or 434-352-5791 ext. 203. Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.

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