Civil War events in the Orlando, Florida area

I received the following email from Diana Escobar of The Orange County Regional History Center.

Here at the Orange County Regional History Center, we stumbled upon your blog and thought you might be interested in the Civil War events we are hosting on February 26 and March 3 2009 in Orlando, Florida.

Join the author of Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! George C. Rable for an intimate dinner, as he discusses its gripping, in-depth look at the political and social contents of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Rable is the Professor of Southern History at the University of Alabama, and winner of the prestigious Distinguished Book Award in American History.

This event is being hold on Thursday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $60; Members free.
To RSVP, please call (407) 836-7010.

During this Civil War Fashion Show, mingle with characters from the 1860s during a reception and then join us in the historic courtroom for a must-see runway show hosted by Sunny 105.9’s Downtown Billy Brown and the History Center’s Michael Perkins. See men’s, women’s and children’s 1860s fasion for the civilian, military, North, South, black, white, young, and old!

This event is being held on Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $10; Members free.
To RSVP, please call (407) 836-7010.

Both events are being held at the Orange County Regional History Center located on 65 E. Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801

So, if you are in the Orlando area around these dates, I would encourage you to check out these events and this center.