White House of the Confederacy

History's Heroes, Civil War, Homeschool Day, White House
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:00am
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

What makes a person a hero? How do we choose to remember them? Join us for special family-friendly activities at the White House of the Confederacy to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known. Explore the White House of the Confederacy on a special guided tour examining daring people who lived, worked, or visited during the War. Discover new ways to learn about the past through a hands-on investigation of reproduction artifacts, and create your own monument to a hero from your life in a 45-minute classroom program.

History's Heroes Program (45 minutes): 10:00 and 1:00

Special White House Tours (45 minutes): 11:30 and 2:30

Space for White House tours and programs is limited, so registration is required. Contact: Tally Botzer at 804-649-1861 x122 or tbotzer@acwm.org to register. 

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy

What do forensic ballistics, Robert E. Lee, and a German assassin have in common? Join us as author Ann Marie Ackermann delves into the fascinating true story of an 1835 murder not solved until 1872.

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