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“Court House by Candlelight”: The Court House and Second Winchester (Civil War Weekend)

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Living history and special programs at the historic Old Frederick County Court House (which today houses the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum), focusing on the building’s role as a hospital and prison after the Second Battle of Winchester and the Civil War graffiti that soldiers left on its walls. Programs will include living history from 3pm-9pm, a hands-on graffiti workshop for children from 4-7pm, an interpretive program on the court house’s graffiti at 7pm, and “torchlight” interpretive tours of the court house and its role during the war at 8pm and 9pm.

Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum (formerly the Old Court House Civil War Museum). 20 N. Loudoun St., Winchester. (540) 740-4545 info@svbf.net. www.shenandoahatwar.org.

Part of Winchester-Frederick County Civil War Weekend.  Click here for a complete list of events.

Details

Date:
August 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
Phone:
540-740-4545
Email:
info@svbf.net
Website:
www.ShenandoahAtWar.org

Venue

The Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum
20 N. Loudoun Street
Winchester, VA 22601 United States
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