URL: http://tnvacation.com/civil-war/
Location:
Tennessee State Museum, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Tennessee State Library and Archives, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center 

Tennessee’s Sesquicentennial Signature Event: The Coming of the Civil War will be a two-day event held in Nashville on November 12-13, 2010. This inaugural Sesquicentennial event will feature several prominent Nashville attractions including the Tennessee State Museum, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, Tennessee State Library and Archives, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. The Sesquicentennial event will offer opportunities for school children, history professionals, visitors, and life-long learners to get involved in living history activities, performances, and panel discussions.

Taking place over a Friday and Saturday, this two-day event will be one you will not want to miss! Tennessee’s Sesquicentennial Signature Event: The Coming of the War will feature noted authors and scholars on the Civil War and will include discussions on the following topics:

Keynote Address: The Coming of the War

Overview of the Civil War
The Election of 1860
Abolition, Fugitive Slaves, and Free Blacks
Tennessee’s Once and Future Military Leaders
Was Secession Inevitable?
All activities are free and open to the public.

To reserve your seat at Tennessee’s Inaugural Sesquicentennial Signature Event, please email vionne.williams@tn.gov.  If you need additional information regarding the event, please contact Patricia Gray, Manager, Research and Support Services, Tennessee Department of Tourist Development.

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