Wednesday Oct 25, 2017. 5:00 p.m. “More than a Fraction: Discovering my Enslaved Ancestors at Smithfield Plantation.” A free lecture by Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs, based on her book. Cascades Room, Inn at Virginia Tech. Co-sponsored by the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the Smithfield-Preston Foundation.
Tuesday Nov 14, 2017, 7:00 p.m. “The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America.” A free lecture by Edward L. Ayers. Torgersen 3100. Organized and sponsored by the VT History Department with support from the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.
March 16-18, 2017. Civil War Weekend. Check back for more details in late October.