The Wagner Free Institute of Science celebrates the 150th anniversary of its North Philadelphia home with a free program Wednesday evening that explores how the major events of 1865 played out in Philadelphia and influenced its future.
The Civil War Trust said Tuesday it’s already raised much of the money needed to buy and improve the four-acre location west of town.
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Milliken’s Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory takes a look at a Civil War battle where African-American troops, some fresh from slavery, were in the thick of things.
A reënactor dressed as Abraham Lincoln, right down to the stovepipe hat, addressed a small crowd of students and tourists from the steps of the Constitution Center’s cavernous lobby.
Thousands of people are heading to a small town in southern Pennsylvania Tuesday to commemorate a speech that for 150 years has been a source of national identity.
The Mutter Museum at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this weekend.
Descendants of black soldiers who fought for the Union Army in the Civil War were in Cheltenham on Saturday sharing their stories during a commemoration to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of Camp William Penn.
Despite the fact that no battles were fought in New York, its contribution to the Civil War effort was vast and far reaching.
The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War’s pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years.
You’re a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It’s great fun except for one thing: Someone’s going to have to “die.”
Independence National Historical Park unveiled its latest earn and learn trading card. The program is designed to help kids connect with the faces, places and stories represented in the park.
A ceremony was held at historic Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City to honor a Philadelphia native who was killed in action near the end of the Civil War.
The commemoration of this year’s milestone anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg will include amenities that soldiers would have relished 150 years ago.