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The Color Bearer Weekend is by invitation only, open to all Regimental, Brigade, Division, Corps and National Color Bearers, as well as Founding Color Bearers.

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    • If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Repasi at 800-298-7878 ext. 7229 or brepasi@civilwar.org

Location

The following is the hotel where events will take place; attendees must make their own reservation and may choose other accommodations

The Raleigh Marriott City Center

500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA

See hotel details for reservations and event attendee discounts »

Color Bearer Weekend

Raleigh, North Carolina

The Color Bearer Thank You Weekend is a by invitation only event, open to all Regimental, Brigade, Division, Corps and National Color Bearers, as well as Founding Color Bearers.

We’ll meet in Raleigh, N.C., March 20–22, 2015. The weekend tours will include the Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville, to coincide with the 150th anniversaries.

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Schedule

*This schedule is tentative; times subject to change. See tour & lecture descriptions here for more details »

Friday, March 20

  • 4:00 – 6:30 pmRegistration at Raleigh Marriott City Center
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pmLecture by Sam Smith, historian & Education Manager for the Trust"The Very Essence of Nightmare: The Battle of Plymouth"
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  • 6:00 – 6:30 pmShuttle or walk to North Carolina Museum of History
  • 6:30 – 9:30 pmReception at North Carolina Museum of History.Heavy hors d’ouevres, beer and wine will be served.
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  • 9:00 – 9:30 pmShuttle to Raleigh Marriott City Center

Saturday, March 21

  • 7:30 – 8:30 amBreakfast Buffet
  • 7:30 – 9:00 amRegistration
  • 8:30 - 5:30 pmOff-site tours (Meet in hotel lobby)

Sunday, March 22

  • 7:45 – 8:45 amBreakfast Buffet
  • 9:00 am – 12:30 pmTour of Mordecai Historic Park and Historic Raleigh Trolley
  • 9:00 am – 3:00 pmRevolutionary War Tour: "With Zeal and Bayonets"The Battle of Guilford Courthouse
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Tours 

Saturday tours will include options to learn The Battles of Averasboro & Bentonville or take part in the 150th Anniversary of Bentonville Reenactment and Events. On Sunday, visit Mordecai Historic Park and Historic Raleigh Trolley, or learn about the Revolutionary War Battle of Guilford Courthouse.

See full tour descriptions here »

Hotel 

Registration, Events, and Tours will take place at the Official Event Hotel; however conference attendees must make their own reservation and may choose other accommodations.

Official Event Hotel

The Raleigh Marriott City Center

500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

(888) 236-2427

A block of rooms is being held at The Raleigh Marriott City Center. The group room rate is $145++/night. Reservations must be made by Thursday, February 26, 2015 to ensure the group rate. Rooms could be sold out before that time, so please make your reservations early. Please call (888) 236-2427 and let them know you are with the "Civil War Trust Donor Tour" to ensure the group rate.

Book your group rate online: Civil War Trust »

*If you have any questions or are unable to access our website please contact Bonnie Repasi at brepasi@civilwar.org or (800) 298-7878, ext. 7229.

Transportation

Airport

The closest airport, Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU), is approximately 20 minutes to the Raleigh Marriott City Center. Approximate Taxi Fee is $40-$50/one way.

Parking at the Marriott

$30/day for valet (take in and out as much as needed)
$12/day to self-park (must stay there for the day without incurring extra costs)

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