Filming in the park.
Work on a new park film will be done from July 14 to July 17, 2014 that will result in partial closures around the village. The McLean House is expected to have interrupted service on July 15 and July 17.
Annual Civil War Seminar
TENTH ANNUAL CIVIL WAR SEMINAR
“SECRET MISSIONS and the UNCIVIL WAR”
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2009
9:15 a.m. Doors open
9:35 a.m. Introduction by Dr. David Coles, History Professor,
9:45 a.m. Tonia “Teej” Smith—“‘Gentlemen, You Have Played This Damned Well’: The Execution of Confederate Spies Colonel William Orton Williams and Lieutenant Walter Gibson Peter.”
10:30 a.m. James Blankenship—“Like the Crater of a Volcano: The
11:15 a.m. Tracy Chernault—“
12:00 to 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. David Long—“Black Flag Warfare: When
2:30 p.m. Robert Mackey—“
Signs will be posted on the Longwood University Campus. For directions to the campus go to www.longwood.edu . For more information contact Dr. David Coles at 434-395-2220 or Patrick Schroeder at 434-352-8987, Ext. 32.
Did You Know?
In the last battle at Appomattox Court House, fought literally hours before Lee and Grant met for the surrender, nearly 700 men became casualties: killed, wounded, or captured.