150th anniversary events – ongoing and upcoming

Maryland
“The Barbara Fritchie Phenomenon: Barbara Fritchie in Popular Culture” examines the marketing of the Civil War heroine from the 1920s to 2000 When: Through December 2012 Where: The Museum of Frederick County, 23 E. Church Street, Frederick

Pennsylvania
“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
www.cwfuture150.com/

North Carolina
"The Civil War Comes to Roanoke Island: Fishers, Fighters and Freedmen" tells the story of the island during the war. When: Through December Where: The Outer Banks History Center, Manteo (252) 473-2655. obhistorycenter.ncdcr.gov

Virginia
“ ‘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
legacymuseum.org/

“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
www.moc.org/event/person-year-1863-
2013-symposium

Washington, D.C.
“Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefront” is a joint exhibition produced by the Smithsonian
and the Civil War Trust and is sponsored
by History® When: Through July 2013
Where: Smithsonian Castle, 1000
Jefferson Drive, SW
civilwar150.si.edu
 

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