April 22, 2024

A Forgotten Tragedy of the Civil War

Civil War

Head to St. Clement’s Island Museum on April 22-23, 2023, for a weekend commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the American Civil War — the Black Diamond Disaster.

Commemoration Event Selected for Grant Funding


The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums organization has received a $3,400 matching grant for the Black Diamond Disaster Commemoration Weekend event held in April each year.