Programs at the Museum - Fee: $5.25 per student
The Civil War at Endview: Homefront and Battlefield
Students will explore civilian and military aspects of the Civil War, concentrating on events of the Peninsula Campaign of 1862. The trip includes a tour of the 1769 manor house with a brief review of the site's long history and an in-depth investigation of the artifacts in the various rooms facilitated by a costumed interpreter. In addition, the students will interact with a second costumed interpreter to develop an understanding of the life and duties of a Civil War soldier, including a demonstration of the firing of a rifled musket and participation in drills, marching and modeling of uniforms and equipment.
Programs in Your Classroom - Fee: $3.50 per student
The Civil War Soldier's Life
A uniformed Civil War soldier will visit the classroom and explore with the students some of the causes of the Civil War, citizen reactions to the issues, the soldier's living conditions, battles and tactics, and the local events (1862 Peninsula Campaign). The program includes a presentation of reproduction uniforms and artifacts. Students will have an opportunity to model uniforms and equipment and assist the presenter with various activities.