Tag: Civil War
Discover the many roles African Americans played in the 150+ year history of the Dabbs House. Learn about the Dabbs’ family slaves and Perry Parks, the enslaved valet of General Lee. Meet an African American Civil War soldier, who will share his role in the Battle of New Market Heights. Hear about how the county […]
All ages. Fourteen African-American soldiers received the Medal of Honor for their heroism in combat at New Market Heights. During the course of the Civil War, only 18 Medals of Honor were earned by black infantry soldiers. Come see the place where it happened and learn about how the battle unfolded near the 152nd anniversary […]
The era of Reconstruction began a national conversation about social and economic matters that are still being discussed today. Working with several regional partners, Henrico Recreation and Parks is pleased to be part of a lecture series on this era. The focus of the March lecture is “Time to Rebuild-Recovery in the Southern Homefront.” Historians […]
Interested in volunteering ar Meadow Farm Museum? You’re invited to find out what opportunities are available! Information: Sam McKelvey, email@example.com, (804) 652-1428.
All ages. Learn about Richmond after the Civil War through photography. National Park Service historian Mike Gorman brings his dynamic storytelling skills and knowledge of Civil War photography to the big screen. Both familiar and obscure photographs focusing on Richmond after the 1865 evacuation fire will be investigated in greater detail. Information: 501-2130.
Learn about a variety of historical methods for food preparation to feed an army of thousands.