12/21/2012Location: Shiloh Battlefield Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Heather Smedley Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 731-689-5696
From 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, on Friday December 21, children are invited to Shiloh to learn about Christmas during the Civil War. Children will gain insight into the different ways soldiers and families celebrated the holidays in the camps. Children will learn about Christmas trees during the war and have the opportunity to create a Victorian decoration to take home with them. Santa will also pay a visit to read "The Night Before Christmas." If your child is interested in participating in the program, please contact the park visitor center at 731-689-5696 to register in advance.