Exciting Civil War events are happening all month long in Williamsburg, VA.
Civil War Children takes place Tuesdays through August 21. Guests can take a closer look at the personal effect the War Between the States had on children and families. Many children suffered from physical and mental wounds and lost one or both parents in the war. Carson Hudson, Melody Liberatore and Caitlyn Burke share stories and songs of despair and hope as they explore the lives of these children of war.
The Williamsburg Civil War Walking Tour is another exciting event that connects attendees with history. Guests learn about the role the colonial capital of Williamsburg played in the American Civil War. It served both Northern and Southern armies and was even the site of an important battle (The Battle of Williamsburg). See major Civil War sites in Williamsburg and meet influential personalities on the Williamsburg Civil War Walking Tour.
Women of the Civil War Williamsburg is a walking tour that explores the effects of the Civil War on the lives of women in Williamsburg.
What is this thing called FREEDOM? This program allows attendees to listen and talk with Betsy Costner as she talks about before, during and after the Civil War. Hear about her experiences with soldiers as well as her struggles and fears.
While you’re visiting Williamsburg, VA for these exciting Civil War events, make sure you stop by The Toymaker of Williamsburg! Our Civil War themed toys and collectibles are a favorite for kids and big kids who visit us.