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History Happy Hour-Central Virginia:Virginian's in Blue

  • 22 Feb 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Off Site at Charley's- Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

History Happy Hour- Central Virginia: Virginian's in Blue

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Off Site at Charley's- Lynchburg, 707 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

Cost: Free; Drinks are on you, History is on us

Contact: Josie Butler at 434-352-5791 ext. 203 or jbutler@acwm.org

Description: At the outbreak of the Civil War, many Virginian officers faced the choice of siding with the Union or their birth state. Uncover the stories of men who decided to remain loyal to the United States rather than joining Confederate military forces.  With Kevin Shroyer.

 

Civil War Conversation- Robert Smalls: Slavery, Freedom, & Leadership

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 6:30 p.m. (reception) 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (talk)

Location: The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Cost: $10 Adults, Members: Free. Reservations encouraged.

Contact: Josie Butler at 434-352-5791 ext. 203 or jbutler@acwm.org

Description: Born into slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina, Robert Smalls escaped bondage and became a Union military hero. Uncover how Smalls continued to promote African American rights with a soldier's tenacity after the War, even in the face of rising racism in the late 1800s. With Bernard Powers, College of Charleston. 

 


Appomattox County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 704
276 Court Street
Appomattox, VA  24522-0704
(434) 352-2621     
(434) 352-0294 fax
Office Hours:  Mon-Wed-Fri  9:00am-2:00pm

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