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The General Locomotive The Southern Museum

Upcoming Events Calendar

Annual Events

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* A Child’s Day at Work & PlayA Child’s Day at Work & Play

Time: 12:00 am

Explore some old-fashioned toys and games.

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* HomeSchool DaysHomeSchool Days

Surgery and Sanitation: Medicine during the Civil War Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 10:00am-12:30pm Register by January 6, 2015 Battlefield medicine during the Civil War was vastly different than what soldiers experience today. This program will examine the tools, medication, and methods used by the military doctors and nurses who, limited by 19th century medical knowledge, worked to save the lives of those suffering from combat injuries and disease.

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* Welcome Winter!Welcome Winter!

Winter fun with games, songs, and crafts 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

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* Trains, Trains, Trains!Trains, Trains, Trains!

Each January, The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History presents Trains, Trains, Trains which is an interactive, family friendly event that celebrates all things trains and gives attendees a look into the hobby of model railroading! Complete with numerous model train layouts and plenty of activities, it has proven to be one of the Museum’s most popular events!

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* Wild about Winter AnimalsWild about Winter Animals

What do animals do in the winter? 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

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Category Key
 Adult Education
 General
 Homeschool Days
 Mommy & Me
 Special Event
 Special Exhibit
 Summer Day Camp

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Our Current Exhibits

The GeneralThe Great Locomotive Chase Railroads ExhibitRailroads: Lifelines of the Civil War Glover FactoryGlover Machine Works Family Fun in the Education CenterThe Jolley Education Center Special ExhibitSPECIAL: "1864" (May 3-July 20)