Commemoration Weekend at Appomattox

  • Avalable Event Dates:
    April 8, 2017
  • Times: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox
  • Event Admission: Included with Museum admission ($5-$10); free to members
  • 159 Horseshoe Road
  • Appomattox, VA 24522

As part of the annual commemoration of the Battle of Appomattox Court House and Gen. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Grant, explore stories of the Civil War and Emancipation at the Museum of the Confederacy—Appomattox.

Activities throughout the day include:

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS) encampment. Join costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.
Confederate Navy Display. Explore the role played by the Confederate Navy played in the Civil War, with reenactor and model ship builder Calvin Ashwell. Featuring model ships and period naval equipment.
Programs will continue Sunday, April 9 from 10am to 2pm.