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American Civil War Center [VA]

Visitors to the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar where can discover the Tredegar Iron Works, once the industrial heart of the Confederacy; explore the Center's flagship exhibit, "In the Cause of Liberty," in the restored 1861 Gun Foundry; learn about the people and events that impacted Tredegar and the Confederate Capital at the Richmond National Battlefield Visitor Center; walk the Tredegar site with a museum guide, hear stories from the home front, or learn the secrets of prison camp survival; and see history come alive as costumed interpreters explore recruitment, training, camp life, and battle experiences of the Civil War soldier.

The site offers exhibits, tours, educational programs, and occasional recreational and educational events (including living history events).