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Upcoming Events!

Join us for our on-going lecture series, living history days, and so much more! View our full calendar below.

  • Apr 28, 2024, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Vernon, 14 Park Pl, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
    Union General Nathanial Banks has encircled Confederate Forces defending Port Hudson. Bank's task is to capture the town to help secure the Mississippi River. Can Union forces seize Port Hudson? Or will Confederate forces hold out? Come take command at the museum on April 28th!
  • May 23, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Vernon, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
    Join us to place flags on the graves of all 148 Civil War soldiers buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, followed by a rededication of the grave of Thomas F. Burpee, the namesake of the former Grand Army of the Republic post for Civil War veterans.
  • May 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Vernon, 14 Park Pl, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
    Visit before or after you watch the Rockville Memorial Day parade! The museum will be open for special hours on Memorial Day.
  • Jun 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Vernon, 14 Park Pl, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
    Researcher and Historian Kevin Johnson will portray Private William Webb of the 29th Connecticut - the state's first African-American army regiment.
  • Jun 15, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Vernon, 14 Park Pl, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
    With the help of the Friends of the Museum and the many generous donors to our fundraising effort, we have brought Seth and Will Plumb's uniforms home to CT! Join us in a celebration and ribbon cutting for our brand new exhibit!
  • Aug 10, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Ellington, 70 Main St, Ellington, CT 06029, USA
    Join living historians portraying Connecticut Civil War soldiers for a day in the life! Musket demonstrations, Camp Life, and even drills where YOU can enlist and train as a soldier! Jointly sponsored by the partnership between the Ellington Historical Society and the New England Civil War Museum!
  • Sep 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Vernon, 14 Park Pl, Vernon, CT 06066, USA
    Join us for our annual Living History Day at the museum! Reenactors will take over the museum with a day in the life of a Civil War soldier - Musket demonstrations, marching, drilling, Kids Enlistment, presentations, fife and drum field music, and more!
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