Civil War and Emancipation Day at Tredegar Tomorrow

From the webpage:

This year’s Civil War and Emancipation Day highlights two significant themes in post-War Richmond that have evolved into fundamental components of our modern democracy: voting and education.

Join cultural, historical, and community organizations from Greater Richmond for a day of hands-on activities, performances, historical talks, and a mid-day keynote program.

Admission is free. For more information and a schedule of activities, visit

Participating Organizations:

American Civil War Museum
Black History Museum & Cultural Center
City Dance Theatre, Richmond, VA
East End Cemetery Cleanup & Restoration Project
Groundwork RVA
League of Women Voters Metro Richmond, VA
Library of Virginia
The Mariners’ Museum and Park
Richmond Ballet
Richmond National Battlefield Park
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Richmond Public Library
Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project
Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church (The Mount – Richmond)
Urban Archeology Corps RVA
The Valentine
VCU Department of History
Virtual Curation Laboratory
The Virginia Defender
Virginia Historical Society
VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Virginia State Capitol
Virginia Union University
Venture Richmond