The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Experience the dramatic history of railroads and the War Between the States at the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History! A prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations member, the Museum provides visitors with a unique perspective into the strategic and economic use of railroads during and after the Civil War. The Museum is home to the General locomotive, made famous during the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862. Join us for the Southern Museum’s Homeschool Workshop Series! Each workshop includes guided activities, tours, or demonstrations, plus a hands-on workshop. Learn new concepts and apply them by creating your own invention, art project, or machine! Each workshop will focus on a different train-themed subject. Workshops will address these subjects through a multidisciplinary approach. This workshop series is S.T.E.A.M.-powered, and includes Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, plus a healthy dose of history!


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