Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

15 State Guide to Civil War Sesquicentennial Travel

April 8, 2011 at 12:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment


1 of 18


<p>April 12, 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the first shot fired at Fort Sumter&mdash;and the official start of the U.S. Civil War. For the next four years (through April 7, 2015), battlefields and historic sites will recognize the sesquicentennial with special activities, displays, and re-enactments. While the entire country was affected by the war, and almost 400 principal battles were waged, we’ve picked the top places worth touring to remember the nation’s conflict, from the edge of the Mason-Dixon Line to the Gulf of Mexico. </p>  <p>For more Civil War history, see <a href="">Civil War Sesquicentennial: A Timeline of Significant Sites</a></p>

Member Comments (0)

Sign in to leave a comment
Browse More Topics
Top News

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.