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Most Hallowed Ground

2014 Prices From $4,390 for 11 Days - Tauck World Discovery

Ken Burns, award-winning creator of the landmark documentary film The Civil War, brings personal stories and insightful interpretations to an amazing journey through the Civil War’s “most hallowed ground,” one of the most comprehensive Civil War tours. This 11-day trip, from our Crafted by Tauck and Ken Burns collection, chronicles some of the pivotal events and venues of the war. From Washington, DC to Richmond, VA, the trip is highlighted by guided visits and unique access to some of its most significant sites, including the battlefields of Gettysburg, Antietam and Petersburg; enjoy private presentations and talks by experts; a behind-the-scenes experience at the National Archives; an interactive experience where guests assume the identity of an actual Confederate or Union soldier, and more. Tauck Exclusives include Stories by Ken Burns – filmed vignettes offering Ken's unique perspectives on the terrible conflict and its pivotal role in shaping the nation we live in today, enlivening your travels in Washington, Gettysburg, Sharpsburg (Antietam), Harpers Ferry, Charlottesville, Appomattox, Petersburg and Richmond.

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  1. Day 1

    Arrive Washington, DC

    Meals

    D

    Day 2

    House Divided: Washington, Ford's Theatre and African American Civil War Museum

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 3

    American Stories: Exclusives inside the National Archives

    Meals

    B

    Day 4

    Civil War medicine and "Bloody Antietam" in Maryland to Gettysburg in Pennsylvania

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 5

    More at Gettysburg, Harpers Ferry and Shenandoah National Park

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 6

    Madison's Montpelier to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia

    Meals

    B, D

    Day 7

    Jefferson's Monticello and an exclusive lecture on plantation life

    Meals

    B, L

    Day 8

    Appomattox Court House and on to Richmond

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 9

    Richmond, Heart of the Confederacy

    Meals

    B

    Day 10

    Petersburg and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

    Meals

    B, L, D

    Day 11

    Journey home

    Meals

    B

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