Dec. 22, noon-2:30 p.m. - Sky Meadows State Park will host "In Her Own Words: Life During Wartime." on the back porch of Mount Bleak House.
Amanda Edmonds, niece to Abner and Mary Settle, kept a journal form 1857-1867. Journey back to 1862 with costumed interpreters and hear Amanda's journal entries read aloud. Discover, through her own words, how this teenager experienced the Civil War from her Northern Virginia home.
Immediately following the program, a Sesquicentennial Social will be held on the back lawn of Mount Bleak House. Take part in the fun with 19th Century games and enjoy seasonal refreshments.
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