Explore Falmouth of Stafford

Visit historic Falmouth for a weekend of fun, family friendly and educational events. Come back often as we add more information

September 8th – 9th, 2018
Schedule coming soon!

See the re-enactor groups participating
  • Civil War Balloon Thaddeus Lowe
  • Army of Potomac’s Civil War Impress Association
  • 47th VA
  • US Christians commission
  • Edenton Bell Battery
  • 54th Mass Co.B / 23rd USCT
  • 28th MASS Irish Brigade
  • Evergreen Shade Civil War Musician
  • 8th VA chaplain
  • Civil War Civilians of Spottsylvania
  • Capt Lewis Volunteers (Naval Blacksmith unit)
  • Yankees in Falmouth Photographer (Jeromie Stephens)
  • 3rd U.S. Regular
  • 8th Virginia
  • Mathew Brady impressionist
  • Lucy Walker “Cloths line Telegraph”
  • Irish Brigade Camp #4 SUVCW
  • Doc Peters (AoPCWIA)
  • Confederate drummer
  • Period Telegraph
  • Stephen R. Mallory, Secretary of Confederate Navy
  • 2nd Corps Field Hospital CSA
  • 4th VA Company I
  • The Dixie Rose Relief Society
  • Lee’s Lieutenants
  • Eric Buckland (Author and expert on Col Mosby
  • Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers
  • Mary Walker Civil War Female Surgeon (Yankees in Falmouth Ramrod!)
  • 12th U.S. Regular enlisted on duty to Prof Lowe
  • Women of the American Civil War

Saturday September 8th

0900AM – 0600PM Conway Grounds open to the Public

Infantry Firing Demonstrations: 10AM, 2PM, 4PM(Skirmish)

Artillery Firing Demonstrations: 9AM, 11AM, 3PM, 5PM.

Learn about Civil War Life:

  • 9AM-6PM Ongoing presentation on Civilian Life during the Civil War (Civil War Civilians of SpoTTsylvania), Dancing with Shenandoah Civil War era Dancers(between Union and Confed Rows),  and Civil war period Music with Evergreen Shade (Center Circle)
  • 9:30AM Blacksmithing (Center Circle)
  • 10:30AM Elizabeth Greenfield the Black Swan – From Enslaved to noted Opera Singer Performer for the Queen of England (Moncure Conway House Basement)
  • 11:30AM Women and Children Freedom Seekers – The Underground Railroad (Moncure Conway House Basement)
  • 12:30PM Modern Tin-Typing using traditional methods
  • 1:30PM At Home with Eliza and Dunmore Gwinn of the Moncure Conway Home (Moncure Conway House Basement)
  • 2:30PM Prayerful recollections with Harriet Tubman (Moncure Conway House Basement)

Learn about Civil War Military:

  • 9AM-6PM Ongoing presentation on Civil war Medical practices(Union and Confederate Rows), and Civil War Food  with Thompson C Battery(Union Row)
  • 9:30AM General Grant (At Union Row Headquarters)
  • 9:30AM Easing the suffering of Union troops, U.S. Christian Commission, (Union Row)
  • 10:30AM Stephen Mallory CSA Secretary of navy, on Civil War Navy (Confederate Row)
  • 10:30AM Black Confederates, what you didn’t know with Gregory Newson, (Confed Row)
  • 11:30AM Correspondence from the Confederacy (Confederate Row, Lee’s LTs)
  • 12:00PM Civil War Drumming (Confederate Row)
  • 2:30PM Fredericksburg and Stafford Civil War Naval History (Center Circle)
  • 3:30PM Eric Buckland presenting on Mosby’s Rangers (Moncure Conway Basement)
  • 3:30PM Civil War ballooning presentation by Clovis Lowe (civil war balloon basket area)
  • 4:30PM Mathew Brady discusses Union and Confed. Generals (Moncure Basement)
  • 4:30PM Stephen Mallory CSA Secretary of navy, on Civil War Navy (Confederate Row)
  • 5:30PM Civil War Drumming (Confederate Row)

 

Events at Chatham:

  •  10 a.m.  Chatham at War (30 minutes)
  • 11:30 a.m. Chatham:  Plantation (45 minutes)
  • 1 p.m.  Chatham at War
  • 2 p.m.  Chatham: Plantation
  • 3 p.m.  Chatham at War

Events at Stafford Civil War Park:

  • Civil War Reenactors
  • Cannon fire every hour on the hour

Sunday September 9th

10AM – 3PM Conway Grounds open to the Public

Infantry Firing Demonstrations: 10AM, 12PM, 1PM(Skirmish)

Artillery Firing Demonstrations 1230PM, 2PM

Learn about Civil War Life:

  • 10AM-3PM Ongoing presentation on Civilian Life during the Civil War (Civil War Civilians of SpoTTsylvania), and Civil war period Music with Evergreen Shade (Center Circle)
  • 11AM Civil War Period Camp Church Service

Learn about Civil War Military:

  • 12PM-3PM Ongoing presentation on Civil war Medical practices(Union and Confederate Rows), and Civil War Food  with Thompson C Battery(Union Row)
  • 1:30PM Civil War Drumming (Confederate Row)
  • 1:30PM Correspondence from the Confederacy (Confederate Row, Lee’s LTs)
  • 2:30PM Fredericksburg and Stafford Civil War Naval History (Center Circle)

 

 

 

Events at Chatham:

  •  10 a.m.  Chatham at War (30 minutes)
  • 11:30 a.m. Chatham:  Plantation (45 minutes)
  • 1 p.m.  Chatham at War
  • 2 p.m.  Chatham: Plantation
  • 3 p.m.  Chatham at War

Events at Stafford Civil War Park:

  • Civil War Reenactors
  • Cannon fire every hour on the hour

Embrace Civil War History in Stafford, VA