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GA-In Memory of Self and Comrades: Thomas W. Colley & the 1st Virginia Cavalry - Thursday, April 4, 7:00 pm, Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta GA. Historian Michael Shaffer will speak during the monthly meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Cobb County. The City of Marietta is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. Admission: $5.00; first-time guests are free. cobbcivilwarrt@gmail.com, www.cobbcwrt.org/


GA-Junior Ranger “Civil War Heritage Trail” Road Trip - Thursday through Saturday, April 4 through 6, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon each day,  Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site, 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas GA. Already a Junior Ranger, or want to be? Here is an opportunity to learn about history on an actual road trip to different civil war sites over a 3-day period! This program will offer hands-on and minds-on learning and adventure for youth ages 6 to 12. Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site is located on the historic driving route of the Atlanta Campaign Heritage Trail®: https://www.civilwarheritagetrails.org/ga-civil-war-trails-map/ewExternalFiles/AtlantaCampaignBrochure.pdf. Admission charged. 770-443-7850, http://gastateparks.org/PickettsMillBattlefield


AL-Park Day - Saturday, April 6, at Civil War sites throughout Alabama. Annual volunteer work day sponsored by the Civil War Trust. This is a hands-on preservation event to help Civil War battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Activities are chosen by each participating site to meet their own particular needs and can range from raking leaves and hauling trash to painting signs and trail building. Contact the following (or other) Civil War era sites in Alabama for specific information about Park Day at their location:

---Belle Mont Mansion, Tuscumbia, 256-381-5052, www.bellemontmansion.org/

---Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park, Brierfield, 205-665-1856, brierfield@att.net

---Fort Gaines Historic Site, Dauphin Island, 251-861-6992, www.dauphinisland.org/

---Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Gulf Shores, 251-540-7127, www.fort-morgan.org/

---Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, Orrville, 334-872-8058, www.cahawba.com/

---Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home, Hillsboro, 256-637-8513, www.wheelerplantation.org/

---Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, McCalla, 205-477-5711, www.tannehill.org/


GA-Park Day - Saturday, April 6, at Civil War sites throughout Georgia. Annual volunteer work day sponsored by the Civil War Trust. This is a hands-on preservation event to help Civil War battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Activities are chosen by each participating site to meet their own particular needs and can range from raking leaves and hauling trash to painting signs and trail building. Contact the following (or other) Civil War era sites in Georgia for specific information about Park Day at their location:

---A. H. Stephens State Park, Crawfordville, 706-456-2602, curtis.glass@dnr.ga.gov

---Allatoona Pass Battlefield, Acworth, 770-975-0055, http://gastateparks.org/RedTopMountain

---Andersonville National Historic Site, Andersonville, 229-924-0343, www.nps.gov/ande/index.htm

---Blue & Gray Museum, Fitzgerald, 229-426-5069, bgmuseum@mchsi.com

---Cave Spring Cemetery, Cave Spring, 706-266-9445, strollinjim@gmail.com

---Chickamauga National Military Park, Fort Oglethorpe, 706-866-9241, www.nps.gov/chch/index.htm

---Dalton Confederate Cemetery, Dalton, 706-278-3925, msowder@dalton.net

---Evergreen Cemetery, Fitzgerald, 229-426-5069, bgmuseum@mchsi.com

---Fort McAllister State Historic Park, Richmond Hill, 912-727-2339, www.gastateparks.org/FortMcAllister

---Fort Pulaski National Monument, Savannah, 912-786-5787, fopu_information@nps.gov

---Jefferson Davis Memorial State Historic Site, Irwinville, 229-831-2335, jeffdavis1@windstream.net

---Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Kennesaw, 770-427-4686, www.nps.gov/kemo

---Magnolia Springs State Park (Camp Lawton), Millen, 478-982-1660, http://gastateparks.org/MagnoliaSprings

---Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, 706-936-9485, bwterry2575@aol.com

---Nash Farm Battlefield Park, Hampton, 770-412-1646, littlelady1861@inbox.com

---Pickett’s Mill State Historic Site, 770-443-7850, jrNASH@ATT.NET

---Historic Prater’s Mill, Varnell, 706-694-6455, elaine@pratersmill.org

---Resaca Confederate Cemetery, Resaca, 706-602-1864, www.resacabattlefield.org


SC-Park Day - Saturday, April 6, at Civil War sites throughout South Carolina. Annual volunteer work day sponsored by the Civil War Trust. This is a hands-on preservation event to help Civil War battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Activities are chosen by each participating site to meet their own particular needs and can range from raking leaves and hauling trash to painting signs and trail building. Contact the following (or other) Civil War site(s) in South Carolina for specific information about Park Day at their location:

---Rivers Bridge State Historic Site, Ehrhardt, 803-267-3675, www.southcarolinaparks.com/riversbridge/


GA-18th Annual National Confederate Memorial Service - Saturday, April 6, 1:00 pm, in front of the Carving Reflection Pool, Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Boulevard, Stone Mountain GA. Annual service to memorialize all those who served the Confederacy. Program includes a speaker and firing salute. 404-372-3420, denardodian@bellsouth.net


GA-Simply Southern Jubilee & Battle of Nash Farm - Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, Nash Farm Battlefield Park, 100 Babbs Mill Road, Hampton GA. Enjoy the arts, crafts, vendors, authentic sutlers, demonstrations and competitions. Walk through the camps and back in time as you visit with our reenactors as they recreate life during the war. School day on Friday. Open to the public: Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission: Adults $8.00, Students (ages 7 to 17) $5.00. 404-281-8651  


SC-Free Admission Days at Fort Moultrie - Saturday, April 20, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Fort Moultrie Visitor Center, 1214 Middle Street, Sullivan’s Island SC.  The National Park Service offers FREE admission to ALL parks, monuments and historic sites (whether or not connected to the Civil War) that normally charge an admission fee on these remaining dates during 2019:

---April 20 - First Day of National Park Week & National Junior Ranger Day

---August 25 - National Park Service Anniversary

---September 28 - National Public Lands Day

---November 11 - Veterans Day

These FREE admission days include Fort Moultrie National Monument near Charleston. Admission to Fort Sumter National Monument is always free although there is charge for the private ferry service to/from the fort. 843-883-3123, www.nps.gov/fosu


GA-Free Admission Days at Fort Pulaski - Saturday, April 20, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. Hwy. 80 East, Savannah GA. The National Park Service offers FREE admission to ALL parks, monuments and historic sites (whether or not connected to the Civil War) that normally charge an admission fee on these remaining dates during 2019:

---April 20 - First Day of National Park Week & National Junior Ranger Day

---August 25 - National Park Service Anniversary

---September 28 - National Public Lands Day

---November 11 - Veterans Day

These FREE admission days include Fort Pulaski National Monument near Savannah. Admission to Chickamauga National Military Park, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and Andersonville National Historic Site is always free. 912-786-5787, www.nps.gov/fopu/index.htm