Richmond
Commemorating the 150th anniversaries of the Civil War and the end of American slavery

Upcoming Events

Saturday and Sunday, May 12 & 13, 2012

LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND AT DREWRY'S BLUFF

9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
From the Battle of Drewry's Bluff--the U.S. Navy's first and last attempt to take the Confederate capital by water--to the massive Seven Days Battle, visitors of all ages will walk in the footsteps of history, experience Richmond's story from many different viewpoints, and discover for themselves why the battles around Richmond in the spring of 1862 changed the course of American history forever.

Chesterfield County Central Library

Drewry's Bluff, Richmond Battlefield National Park

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Anniversary Events

Mark your Calendar!

Civil War and Emancipation Day:  The 150th Anniversaries
Third Annual
Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Civil War and Emancipation Day: The 150th Anniversaries
Saturday, April 16, 2011, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Civil War and Emancipation Day:  The 150th Anniversaries
Saturday, April 17, 2010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.