Utah and the Civil War
Beginning in 2011 until 2015, Utah and the Country remember the 150 years since the Civil War began, was fought, and ended. Multiple organizations throughout Utah have come together to create Civil War events to commemorate this pivitol time in history. This website serves as a place for people to come and learn about the events of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Events listings can be found on the calendar page. Links to various organizations involved in the anniversary are provided on the links page. Check out the other pages for educational information and contact information.
Fort Douglas 150th Anniversary Commemoration
On October 26th, 1861, Camp Douglas was established in Utah Territory . This October, Utah will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the raising of the flag over Fort Douglas. Major events include:
A Civil War era Military Ball June 15
A Civil War encampment at Fort Douglas' Family Day June 16
Fort Douglas Founder's Day and Commanders' Reception October 26
Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour October 27
For more information please visit www.fortdouglas.org
"Let's Talk About it: Making Sense of the Civil War"
"Let's Talk About it: Making Sense of the Civil War" is now under way ! Please Click HERE for more information or on location for a complete schedule of discussion meetings and times.
Upcoming Utah Civil War 150 Events:
March 21:"Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the Civil War"
Session Four: Pleasant Valley Library, 5568 Adams Avenue, Ogden, Utah
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Topic: Making Sense of War
March 24: Geocache Treasure Hunt
Camp Floyd State Park
Click here for more information
March 24: Tooele Military Vehicle Collection Field Trip
Fort Douglas Museum
Cost $15 per person 9am-1pm
See Flyer below for more information!
Upcoming Non-Civil War Community Events