New from our National Park Service:
One hundred and fifty years after it was contested, the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War offers an unparalleled opportunity to discover, discuss, and commemorate America's greatest national crisis, and explore its enduring relevance in the 21st century.
More than 70 national parks preserve the places and stories where this epic struggle occurred. Each is remembering the war in its own way, from formal ceremonies to academic symposia. Search their Calendar of Events to see what's happening near you, or head straight to the Plan Your Visit to plot your route to a Civil War national park or one of their partner sites.