Thurs-Sun, March 28-31, 2019
THE VICKSBURG CAMPAIGN
Battlefield Guides – Our Vicksburg Dream Team!
Retired National Park historian and author Terry Winschel will be our battelfield guide for this in-depth 3-day tour of the Vicksburg Campaign. The legendary Edwin C. Bearss, Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service, will accompany this tour as our special guest. Together Ed and Terry have served a combined 45 years as park historians at Vicksburg National Military Park.
Thurs-Sun, April 11-14, 2019
CHICKAMAUGA & CHATTANOOGA
Jim Ogden, the Historian of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is scheduled to lead this tour. Legendary battlefield guide, Ed Bearss, Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service, plans to accompany the tour as our special guest.
Thurs-Sun, April 25-28, 2019
CHARLESTON IN THE CIVIL WAR
Retired Fort Sumter National Park historian and author Richard W. Hatcher III will be our expert guide for this in-depth tour of the Civil War sites of Charleston, SC. The legendary Edwin C. Bearss, Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service, plans to accompany this tour as our special guest.
Fri-Sun, October 11-13, 2019
GETTYSBURG: DAY 2 (July 2, 1863)
Critically acclaimed author Jeffry Wert is scheduled to lead this tour. Legendary battlefield guide Ed Bearss also plans to accompany us as our special guest.
Sat-Wed, November 2-6, 2019
Petersburg to Appomattox
Patrick Schroeder, the Historian of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is scheduled to lead this tour. Legendary battlefield guide, Ed Bearss, plans to accompany the tour as our special guest.
“Interested in WWII Tours?”
Each year, our sister company, South Mountain Expeditions offers a WWII tour.
We are pleased to announce a new itinerary for this autumn.
September 15/16-27, 2019
Air Forces in WWII Germany
The focus of this tour is on air operations in Germany during the Second World War. Our tour will begin in Prague and end in Amsterdam. We will examine the famous Dambusters' Raid with an interpretive stop at the Möhne Dam. We will tour Colditz Castle, the famous POW camp for Allied officers who had repeatedly escaped from other camps. In Dresden, we will hear of the fire-bombings and in Berlin, we will look at how the bombing raids impacted the citizens of the then Nazi capital. We will cross into Poland to tour Stalag (Luft) III which which was featured in the film ‘The Great Escape.’ On the Baltic Sea, we will tour Peenemünde where Wernher von Braun’s team developed the V-2. In the Netherlands we will discuss Operation Market Garden with sites pertinent to the 82nd Airborne and Arnhem's "A Bridge too Far." Led by popular historian guide, Bill McQuade, and special guest WWII veteran historian Ed Bearss.
Be sure to check out South Mountain Expeditions
Tel: (301) 676-4642
SME's two US State Tours for 1019 include:
Michigan, May 15-25 and Arizona: October 17-28