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Civil War Christmas planned for November 30 and December 1

ISSUED: 14 November 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Visitors will once again have the opportunity to step back in time during Shepherd University’s Civil War Christmas November 30 and December 1. The two-day event is sponsored by the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War and Department of History. All activities are free and open to the public.

The center is offering chances to win a handmade quilt crafted by two longtime supporters, Laurie Hollendonner, Akron, Ohio, and Kathy Steele, Clinton, Ohio. During the Civil War Christmas, a display will be set up with the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for $5 each or $15 for four. The winner will be announced December 5.

Civil War Christmas activities include:

Friday, November 30:

Saturday, December 1:

For more information about the quilt raffle, contact Jennifer Alarcon, Civil War center program assistant, at or 304-876-5429. To learn more about Civil War Christmas and other center events, visit

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