Civil War and Emancipation Day


Join us at Historic Tredegar on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the eighth annual Civil War and Emancipation Day.
Free Parking.

Enjoy a variety of special events and programs, including walking tours, hands-on activities, living history, scholarly talks, and more. 

Be sure to re-visit this page in the coming weeks as more details become available. 

In case of inclement weather, programs will move inside. 

Participating Partners include:

The American Civil War Museum

Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia

City Dance Theatre

Friends of East End

Groundwork RVA

Library of Virginia

The Mariners' Museum

Richmond National Battlefield Park & Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Richmond Public Library

The Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project 

Urban Archaeology Corps 

The Valentine

Virginia Commonwealth University (Department of History; Virtual Curation Laboratory)

The Virginia Defender

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Virginia State Capitol

Virginia Union University

Venture Richmond