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Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Monday, July 1 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Tuesday, July 2 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Wednesday, July 3 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Thursday, July 4 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Friday, July 5 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Stories from the Field Quarter
Saturday, July 6 - 12:00pm
Storytelling is one of the world’s oldest traditions. Enslaved African Americans used storytelling as a way of communicating with each other and to preserve their heritage. These stories were used to help teach children how to behave, to explain the world around them and the behavior of animals and sometimes even to poke fun at the masters and themselves. Buy your ticket.

From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday, July 6 - 2:00pm
Learn about the importance of the cannon manufacturing capabilities of Tredegar Ironworks, as well as, the role field artillery played in the Civil War. A costumed artillery crew will explain the process of making and testing the cannon and then demonstrate its use on the battlefield. Buy your ticket.

Meet the Curator, Meet the Artifact
Sunday, July 7 - 1:00pm
Throughout the year, artifacts in our In the Cause of Liberty exhibition change to showcase remarkable pieces that have been shared with us from private collections and renowned museums around the country. Join Randy Klemm, Curator for the American Civil War Center as he shares these remarkable pieces with you. Buy your ticket.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Monday, July 8 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Tuesday, July 9 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Wednesday, July 10 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Thursday, July 11 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Friday, July 12 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Saturday, July 13 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your ticket.

From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday, July 13 - 2:00pm
Learn about the importance of the cannon manufacturing capabilities of Tredegar Ironworks, as well as, the role field artillery played in the Civil War. A costumed artillery crew will explain the process of making and testing the cannon and then demonstrate its use on the battlefield. Buy your ticket.

Gallery Tour: Paths to Freedom
Sunday, July 14 - 1:00pm
Join Museum Educator Sean Kane for a guided tour of our signature exhibit In the Cause of Liberty. This program will highlight artifacts and displays relevant to the African-American experience before, during and after the Civil War. Buy your ticket.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Monday, July 15 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Tuesday, July 16 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

The Bohemian Brigade: Summer Art Program
Wednesday, July 17 - 9 am to 12:00 pm
Families are invited to experience this unique art program. Hear about the adventurous lives of the Special Artists, who with pencil, crayon, and brush provided the world with firsthand depictions of the American Civil War. Then take up the tools of the Special Artist yourself to improve your skills under the guidance of an experienced art teacher. Historic Tredegar Iron Works affords river views, ruins, cannons and even a soldier or two as subjects for members of the Bohemian Brigade! Cost $8.00 per participant. Spaces are limited. Contact Sean Kane at skane@tredegar.org or (804) 780-1865 ex. 23 to register.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Wednesday, July 17 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Thursday, July 18 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Friday, July 19 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Gallery Tour: Angels on the Battlefield
Saturday, July 20 - 12:00 pm
The war saw nursing go from an all male profession to one populated by ladies determined to show their patriotism and aid the thousands of wounded soldiers. Join a costumed interpreter for this interactive gallery tour and examine the accomplishments of women in nursing and medicine during the American Civil War. Buy your ticket.


From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday, July 20 - 2:00pm
Learn about the importance of the cannon manufacturing capabilities of Tredegar Ironworks, as well as, the role field artillery played in the Civil War. A costumed artillery crew will explain the process of making and testing the cannon and then demonstrate its use on the battlefield. Buy your ticket.

A Woman’s War
Sunday, July 21 - 1:00pm
From nurses, workers and spies, these remarkable women not only maintained the homefront, they were instrumental in what happened on the battlefront! Explore the roles women played during the American Civil War. Buy your ticket.



Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Monday, July 22 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Tuesday, July 23 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Wednesday, July 24 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Thursday, July 25 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.


Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Friday, July 26 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Saturday, July 27 - 12:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your ticket.

From Foundry to Fire!
Saturday, July 27 - 2:00pm
Learn about the importance of the cannon manufacturing capabilities of Tredegar Ironworks, as well as, the role field artillery played in the Civil War. A costumed artillery crew will explain the process of making and testing the cannon and then demonstrate its use on the battlefield. Buy your ticket.

Gallery Tour: Mr. Pinkerton’s Artifact Investigators!
Sunday, July 28 - 1:00pm
Families with young children tour our gallery with a Center educator, then are provided a trunk to unlock and explore. Reproduction artifacts tell the story of an enslaved woman, a southern student/ soldier, a northern mill worker and a Tredegar iron worker. Working and learning together, figure out what these mysterious objects tell us about everyday life in the Civil War era. Buy your ticket.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Monday, July 29 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets. 

Fire! Rifle Musket Program
Tuesday, July 30 - 1:00pm
Learn how a Civil War soldier trained and fought with the rifle musket. Join a costumed historical interpreter for a discussion and demonstration of the primary infantry weapon of the American Civil War. Program includes a blank, black powder firing. Buy your tickets.

Guided Tour: Men of Iron
Wednesday, July 31 - 1:00pm
Before, during and after the Civil War, the Tredegar Iron Works was an important industrial complex. In peacetime, it supplied the vast expansion of the railroad industry; in war it produced the largest number of cannon in the Confederacy. On this tour of the grounds, visitors will learn about the manufacturing of iron, the people who worked here, the historic buildings on site and Tredegar owner Joseph Reid Anderson. Buy your tickets.