April 2011 will begin the 150th anniversary cycle
of the American Civil War. Many events and activities are planned or being planned in observance of this significant milestone.
This page will list events, activities, exhibits, and news regarding the recognition of the sesquicentennial
throughout the country, not just Texas. If you have information on a topic you feel should be included here, please email
Texas Home Front Events Events are being planned through 2015 to interpret the effects of the war
on the Texas home front.
Civil War 150th Commemoration Discussion
Series Under the direction of Angelo State History Professor
and Fort Concho board member Dr. Ken Heineman, a special series of panel discussions will be held from September through April.
Locations will be split between Angelo State University's C.J. Davidson Center and the fort's Commissary Building.
Full details at www.fortconcho.com
Perryville KY October 5-7, 2012 Registration opens July 1, 2011. A preservation
march is also being planned.
Palmeto Ranch, Texas May 12, 2015. Little information available as of 2011. Found through Facebook.
Civil War Navy Sesquicentennial Dedicated to disseminate information on the events and activities
surrounding the Civil War Navy's Sesquicentennial Anniversary
Civil War Preservation Trust 150th Anniversary Page The Sesquicentennial provides Americans with the opportunity to reflect
on the importance of this pivotal period in our nation's history, and to consider the future of the most tangible reminders
we have left — our Civil War battlefields.
Civil War Traveler This webpage is Civil War Traveler's effort to keep up with
the websites created for the 150th anniversaries.
National Park Service Civil War Website In preparation for the Sesquicentennial, the National Park Service-through the collective efforts of the superintendents
at Civil War-related parks- has undertaken a multi-faceted, multi-year, integrated program that will simultaneously transform
and improve interpretation of the Civil War. Our national parks in partnership with state and local communities will provide
a national forum on this website for this commemoration.
Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission commemorates the
150th anniversary of the Civil War in Arkansas by sanctioning events, encouraging research and education programs related
to Civil War Arkansas, and preserving the sites that witnessed the Civil War in Arkansas. The Civil War Sesquicentennial
will be celebrated between 2011 and 2015.
Arkansas Toothpick 150th Anniversary Project The intent of this column is to inform readers on the various goings-on
150 years ago that lead up to the fraying of our nation to the point of rebellion and revolution, to a time when the country
split over contradicting views. By the time the Civil War started officially in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina in April,
1861, Jefferson County had already had its share of problems, both militarily and politically. Over the next five years,
the story of the people of Jefferson County will be explained, including various cultures and nationalities of citizens
that called Jefferson County home.
Connecticut Commemorates the Civil War This website presents some of the initial plans on how the Civil War Planning Committee is preparing to commemorate
the 150th anniversary of Connecticut and the Civil War.
Fort Sumter / Fort Moultrie Trust (the Trust) Coordinating Committee Ccoordinate and promote
the commemoration of the Civil War during the Sesquicentennial years 2010 – 2015. This will consist of special events,
re-enactments, lectures, and other programming that will examine the causes and effects of the Civil War from the various
perspectives of all who were impacted by it.
Indiana’s Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration The mission of the Indiana Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee
is to encourage appropriate commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War (1861-1865) and to help Hoosiers recognize
the effect the most devastating conflict in the nation’s history had on our state.
Kentucky's Civil War Landscapes During the commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War,
KHS will highlight the varying political, military and physical landscapes of Kentucky and its people before and during
New Jersey Civil War Sesquicentennial The New Jersey Civil War 150th Anniversary Committee plays a preeminent role in our state's observation and commemoration
fo New Jersey's part in the Civil War.
North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources,
Office of Archives and History, established a team in 2006 to plan for commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the
Civil War. The mission is to prepare appropriate and historically accurate state-sponsored activities to commemorate the
richness, diversity, significance of North Carolinians’ Civil War experience.
Ohio Civil War 150 The Civil War story in Ohio touches almost every community in the state,
and this website is a place for those interested in its vast and fascinating history to come together around the anniversary
of that time period.
Pennsylvania Civil War 150 A cornerstone of the commemoration, www.PACivilWar150.com is a comprehensive
Web site containing an interactive timeline, a statewide events calendar and many in-depth stories recounting the experiences
of real Pennsylvanians during the Civil War.