Civil War Events
Rome, Ga. hosts many events about Civil War History in Georgia. All Civil War events are hosted by the Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau. To add your event to this schedule, please contact 706.295.5576. Other Civil War events in Georgia can be found on gacivilwar.org.
Spirits of the Civil War: Rome’s Riverways
Date: Sunday, August 3, 2014
Location: Heritage Park
Cost: Adults $8, Children under 12 $5
Explore Rome’s vast river system of the Oostanuala, Coosa, and Etowah aboard the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday, a 45-passenger excursion boat. The tour will show the major features of the riverways that were used as both troop transportation and defense blockades during the Civil War, lead by historian Mike Ragland and Capt. Dennis Nordeman. Reservations required: 800.444.1834
More info: www.The CivilWarinRome.org
Civil War Symposium Series
Dates: Fall 2014 (dates TBA)
Rome-Floyd County Library
205 Riverside Parkway NE
Lectures and presentations from local and state historians who relate the broad spectrum of the War Between the States to the local impact in Georgia’s Rome.
More info: 800.444.1834