In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg and the Emancipation Proclamation, renowned Lincoln and Civil War historians from Gettysburg College, the Naval War College and the Metropolitan Museum of Art will visit Snow College’s campus during the week of August 6-9. Combined, they have authored or edited more than 50 books on the Civil War era and Abraham Lincoln, and were consulted by Stephen Spielberg during his production of the recent film, Lincoln. The seminar is free. In addition:
- Free housing for the first 50 public school teachers who register
- Family housing also available along with a free summer camp for children of public education employee participants
- Approved for recertification credit by the State Office of Education
- Two hours of Snow College honors credit available
- Evening concert with music from the Civil Rights era
- Participants welcome to attend all or part of the seminar
- Visiting scholars include:Allen Guelzo, Harold Holzer and Mac Owens.
For more information, or to register, please click on the above link/button. The complete Schedule can be found on website.
2013 Events Calendar
January January 29: 150th Anniversary of the Battle at Bear River
February February 28: Museum Day at the Capital
March March 23: WWII Vehicles Field Trip, Tooele (Karl Smith, Fort Douglas Military Museum) March 23: Geocache Hunt, Fairfield (Camp Floyd/Stagecoach Inn State Park) March 26: State History Fair, Salt Lake (USHS, USU)
April April 11: Women of Valor Performance (Rose Wagner Theater, Tickets Required) April13: Pony Express Fun Run (Camp Floyd, Registration Required) April 11: Women of Valor Performance (Rose Wagner Theater, Tickets Required) April 17: Regional State History Fair, Thanksgiving Point (Utah State History, USU, Thanksgiving Point)
May May 2-4: Idaho CIvil War Volunteers (Boise, Idaho, UCWA, FDLHD) May 11: Beemerfest (Fort Douglas Cannon Park) 9am-3pm May 18: Hogle Zoo Military Appreciation Day May 18: Civil War Day at Salt Lake City Library (FDLHD-Civil) May 25: Camp Floyd Days, Fairfield (Camp Floyd, UCWA, Fort Douglas Living History (Civil)) May 27: Camp Floyd Days, Fairfield, (CF, UCWA, FDLHD) May 27: Fort Douglas Memorial Day Program (Utah National Guard) May 27: Memorial Day
June June 15: Fort Douglas Day, Fort Douglas (FDMM, FDLHD "all", UCWA)
July July 4: Independence Day July 24: Pioneer Day
August August 6-9: Snow College Civil War Conference, Ephraim (Snow College, Registration Required ) August 13-14 Voices of the Civil War (FDLH-Civil, UTC, UCWA, This is the Place State Park) August 30-September 2: Virginia City Civil War Days
September August 30-September 2: Virginia City Civil War Days September 5-7: Annual State History Conference (State History and Fort Douglas Officer's Club) September 8: State History Field Trip (Fort Douglas)
October October 19: Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour (Fort Douglas)
November November 11: Veteran's Day November 11: University of Utah's Veteran's Day Program (John M. Huntsman Center, U of U)
December December 24: Christmas Day
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