White House of the Confederacy

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:30pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

During special interactive evening tours of the White House of the Confederacy you’ll meet and hear conversations among free and enslaved people from the Civil War era. Uncover their diverse relationships, points of view, values and motivations. Through their voices, you’ll discover that life in the house is often a smaller reflection of life outside its walls.

Two tours are offered each evening. Space is limited, and reservations are encouraged. 

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

During special interactive evening tours of the White House of the Confederacy you’ll meet and hear conversations among free and enslaved people from the Civil War era. Uncover their diverse relationships, points of view, values and motivations. Through their voices, you’ll discover that life in the house is often a smaller reflection of life outside its walls.

Two tours are offered each evening. Space is limited, and reservations are encouraged. 

A Civil War Captain and His Lady
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Joshua Moore was an Irish immigrant. Jennie Lindsay was the daughter of an Illinois senator. He was a captain in the 17th Illinois Volunteers. She was the daughter of an ardent Copperhead. Despite these circumstances, they fell in love and corresponded for three years. Through their letters, author Gene Barr crafts an intimate look at their relationship against the backdrop of war.
 

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 5:30pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

During special interactive evening tours of the White House of the Confederacy you’ll meet and hear conversations among free and enslaved people from the Civil War era. Uncover their diverse relationships, points of view, values and motivations. Through their voices, you’ll discover that life in the house is often a smaller reflection of life outside its walls.

Two tours are offered each evening. Space is limited, and reservations are encouraged. 

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private.

During special interactive evening tours of the White House of the Confederacy you’ll meet and hear conversations among free and enslaved people from the Civil War era. Uncover their diverse relationships, points of view, values and motivations. Through their voices, you’ll discover that life in the house is often a smaller reflection of life outside its walls.

Two tours are offered each evening. Space is limited, and reservations are encouraged. 

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

What makes a person a hero? Join us for special family-friendly activities at each of our three sites to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known. What can we learn from these courageous people, and how do we choose to remember them?

 

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

Robert M. Dunkerly will bring to light little-known facts as he uncovers the many confusing and chaotic twists and turns of often-overlooked events from the surrender at Appomattox through those following at Greensboro, Citronelle, and the Trans-Mississippi.