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GA-Dalton Civil War Show - Saturday & Sunday, February 2 & 3, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Sunday, Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Road, Dalton GA. Annual Civil War relics show featuring the best in weapons, swords, dug items, uniforms, books and more. Free appraisals. Dalton 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: Adults $10.00, under age 12 are free with adult. 770-630-7296, www.mkshows.com


AL-Fort Morgan’s History Presentations - Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2:00 to 3:00 pm, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, 51 Alabama Highway 180, Gulf Shores AL. Our Site Historian will provide insights on various periods of Fort Morgan's history in the outside presentation space. The series will rotate these four topics: 1) Fort Bowyer, 2) Construction of the fort, 3) the Civil War, and 4) the Modern Era. Admission to the fort: Adults $7.00, Students & Seniors (65+) $5.00, Children (ages 6 to 12) $4.00. 251-540-7127, www.fort-morgan.org/


GA-Robert E. Lee at War - Thursday, February 7, 7:00 pm, Hilton Atlanta Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs Street, Marietta GA. Historian Scott Bowden 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-Super Sunday at A. H. Stephens - Sunday, February 10, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, A. H. Stephens State Park, 456 Alexander Street NW, Crawfordville GA. Come out to enjoy a FREE tour of the site. You’ll learn about some of the weapons used during the American Civil War, the life and times of Alexander H. Stephens and his role in the creation of our state park. FREE admission. 706-456-2602, https://gastateparks.org/AHStephens


GA-Super Sunday at Pickett’s Mill - Sunday, February 10, 10:00 M to 4:00 pm, Pickett’s Mill Battlefield State Historic Site, 4432 Mount Tabor Church Road, Dallas GA. Mysterious artifacts, stories of old, behind the scenes tours, and cannon firings are some of the things visitors will get to experience on a day when the museum is not normally open. Come out and help us celebrate our museum, which is a cornerstone to the preservation of our cultural heritage. 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. FREE admission. 770-443-7850, http://gastateparks.org/PickettsMillBattlefield


GA-Junior Ranger “Civil War Heritage Trail” Road Trip - Thursday through Saturday, February 21 through 23, 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


SC-25th Annual Battle of Aiken Reenactment - Friday through Sunday, February 22 through 24, 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken SC. See history come alive with cannon, cavalry and living history experts. For three days, reenactors eat, sleep, live and fight in a painfully recreated version of the world in 1865. This War Between the States event has grown from a few hundred men with muskets to a full-blown Civil War festival. In addition to battle reenactments, there are authentic 19th-century military encampments, living history presentations, reproductions of medical facilities, an engineer and signal service, musicians, and civilian portrayals. Food is available for purchase. Friday: free admission for school groups with reservations although a donation of canned goods is encouraged. Saturday & Sunday: open to the general public 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Directions: I-20 to Exit #18, SC Hwy. 19. Turn south toward Aiken. Turn left onto Powell Pond Road and follow signs. Admission: Adults $12.00, Children (ages 6 to 12) $6.00, under age 6 are free. 888-378-7623, www.battleofaiken.org/