150th Anniversary Events – Ongoing and Upcoming

New York
“An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War” highlights the personal stories of some of the nearly 450,000 New Yorkers who fought for
the North When: Through September Where: New York State Museum, 222 Madison Avenue, Albany www.nysm.nysed.gov/exhibits/

North Carolina
“Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography Exhibit”
When: Through May Where: Statewide tour, 50 libraries and four museums. For information, call (919) 807-7389

“The Future of Civil War History: Looking Beyond the 150th” Gettysburg Sesquicentennial Seminar includes public historians, lectures and workshops
When: March 15-17, 2013
Where: Gettysburg College and the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

South Carolina
“For Us the Living: The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler” includes about 30 paintings and sketches of historical scenes
When: Through April 7 Where: South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais Street, Columbia www.museum.state.sc.us/

“ ‘Trouble Don’t Las’ Always’: African American Life in Central Virginia During and After the Civil War, 1860-1890” depicts daily life, work life, worship and education
When: Through 2014 Where: The Legacy Museum of African American History, 403 Monroe Street, Lynchburg, (434) 845-3455

“Person of the Year 1863: The 2013 Symposium” A panel of distinguished Civil War scholars nominate candidates and the audience casts ballots for the most influential person of 1863 When: February 23
Where: The Museum of the Confederacy, 1201 E. Clay Street, Richmond


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