Culture

Visit a fort that pre-dates American independence

May 26, 2017

Fort Frederick, a French and Indian War-era stone fortress near Hagerstown, Md., has witnessed the panorama of American history, from the early frontier to the Revolutionary and Civil wars and even the Great Depression. Today, […]

Civil War

Three Civil War cities in Coastal Virginia that saw action

October 15, 2016

Hampton, Newport News, and Norfolk are cities where the sacrifices of the American Civil War are remembered and honored. Tucked into the southeastern corner of Virginia, these now-thriving cities and surrounding waterways were once war-torn […]

Culture

Get a different view of Gettysburg

August 16, 2016

The images of Gettysburg are burned into the consciousness of anyone who has visited the battlefield area: the expanse of grass across which Confederate Gen. George Pickett’s men charged; the rocks of Little Round Top […]

Civil War

Discover New Market’s preserved battlefield treasures

March 17, 2016

When it comes to Civil War reenactments, New Market Battlefield State Historical Park is unique. Unlike battlefields in national parks, the engagement portrayed at New Market has, for decades, been conducted on the actual ground […]