Thursday, NOVEMBER 7
Definite plans to be announced soon. Schedules are being
finalized for an opening bus tour, to take place in
Woodville, Mississippi. Rosemont, the boyhood home of
Jefferson Davis and other historic structures, will be on tour.
An open house at Elgin Plantation and a special event at the
Briars, the setting for the marriage of
Davis and Variana Howell are also included.
Please stay tuned for details
Friday, NOVEMBER 8 and Saturday, NOVEMBER 9
SPEAKERS AND TOPICS INCLUDE:
DIRECTOR ARLINGTON HISTORIC HOUSE, ret.
"Memories from the Home Front"
HISTORIAN, NATCHEZ NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK
"Now Occupied for the Public Use: Yankees in the Great Houses
of Natchez 1863-1865"
ELIZABETH M. BOGGESS, Ph.D.-
HISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGIST AND SOCIAL HISTORIAN
"The Clifton Story: An American Art Collection under Occupation"
ESTILL CURTIS PENNINGTON-
"Lost and Lonesome: Relics of The Lost Cause"
Senior Curator Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey
"Lighting the North and the South: The Dietz Company"
Supervisor of Operations The White House of the Confederacy
"The White House of the Confederacy: Jefferson Davis'
Executive Director, Beauvoir
"Mrs. Dorsey's Beauvoir: Home of Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Davis"