Civil War Education Programs at Historic Tredegar in Richmond, Virginia.
Two Great Institutions
One Historic Site
18 Terrific Programs!

Our programs are developed with the Virginia SOLs in mind.

All onsite programs are FREE for student groups of ten or more;
reservations must be made prior to your visit.

For information and reservations for all historic Tredegar education programs, contact Education Coordinator Sean Kane by email or 804-780-1865 x23 to plan your visit today!

Complete Program List:

Richmond’s Civil War Prisons

Richmond’s Civil War Prisons 
During the war many of Richmond’s business buildings and warehouses were converted to hold a huge number of Union prisoners of war. This program provides a vivid look at Richmond’s Civil War prison system, through PowerPoint and hands-on discovery. Using images, documents, artifacts and quotes, students will learn the problems and perils facing imprisoned men and their captors during the Civil War. 
4th-12th grades, 30 min., college and adults, 1 hr., $

SOLs: 
History and Social Studies: VUS.7, USI.9, USI.10