Calendar of Events

The Wig-Wags: Communications During the Civil War

Ongoing Opportunities

  • August 18 & 19

Discover how flags were used to communicate during the Civil War and the importance of South Mountain to the Signal Corps. Learn about the Washington Monument’s use by signalmen, see demonstrations of how to send messages, and then send your own messages with signal flags. 10:00 – 4:00 both days.