morning and afternoon of April 5, Kermit Hobbs will lead his annual
tours of important Civil War sites around Suffolk. The morning
tour, 9:30 to 11:30, will visit the Nansemond River overlook,
the site of Fort Connecticut, Deserted House Battlefield, and
the site of the home of Judith Kilby Smith, the only civilian
casualty of the Siege of Suffolk.
tour, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, will include the Nansemond River overlook,
Fort Stevens, Hill's Point Battery site, and Fort Rosecrans.
books will be included for each tour. The morning tour will be
"easy," while the afternoon tour will include walking
through woods and fields.
of the morning tour will be $12 for members, $13 for non-members.
The afternoon tour price will be $15 for members and $17 for non-members.
for members can be made by calling Suffolk-Nansemond Historical
Society at 539-2781. If there is no answer, leave your name and
contact information on the answering machine. Reservations must
sales for non-members will open on March 24.