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Recurring Event Event Series: Civil War & Emancipation Day (CWED)

Civil War & Emancipation Day (CWED)

April 1 @ 10:00 am 5:00 pm

Included in museum admission ACWM Members & Virginia Students and Educators may attend Free

Civil War & Emancipation Day consists of cultural & tourism organizations, museums, historic sites, national parks, & educational institutions in RVA collaborating to create programs + activities that explore the Civil War, slavery, and emancipation.

Civil War & Emancipation Day (or, CWED) is a commemorative day marking the history & impact of the Civil War and the end of slavery in Richmond. This annual, collaborative community-wide effort commemorates the anniversaries of key 1865 events:

The Confederate Evacuation of Richmond (April 2)

The emancipation of enslaved Richmonders & the arrival of US Troops (April 3)

Abraham Lincoln’s tour of the city. (April 4)

For more CWED Events and to register, visit our CWED Collection on Eventbrite:

480 Tredegar St.
Richmond, Virginia 23219 United States