- The Washington Times - Friday, June 10, 2005



Today and tomorrow: St. Elizabeths Hospital celebrates its 150th anniversary with a Civil War living-history program including re-enactors, medical demonstrations, music, exhibits, speakers and signal corps. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow. Free. Information: 202/645-9770 or www.seh150.org.


Through Nov. 27: The Surratt House Museum features a photographic exhibit tracing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln from the plot to capture the president through the trial and the carrying out of the conspirators’ sentences. The exhibit is part of public tours of the museum at 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Last tour a half-hour before closing. Information: 301/868-1121 or www.surratt.org.


Today: Annual Civil War Camp Day living-history program, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Torchlight tours of Union and Confederate camps from 7 to 9 p.m. Suggested donation, $2 for adults, $1 for children. Information: 703/838-4848.

Today and tomorrow: The Virginia Horse Center in Lexington presents Hunter’s Raid at Lexington re-enactment, hosted by the 2nd Virginia Cavalry, Company C. Also music, living history and vendors. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow. $10, adults; $5 for youths 7 to 12. Information: 540/464-2950 or www.horsecenter.org/civilwar.

Today and tomorrow: ?Cavaliers, Courage, and Coffee: The Night Belonged to Mosby,? a 11/2-hour presentation of vignettes on the life of the Confederate raider and his men, 8 p.m. by lantern light tonight and 3 p.m. tomorrow in the village of Atoka (4 miles west of Middleburg on Route 50 between Middleburg and Upperville). Information: Mosby Heritage Area Association, 540/687-6681.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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