2009 Special Events at Governors Island National Monument

Save the Date:



Army Heritage Day, Saturday, June 20



Discover over 150 years of Army history at Governors Island National Monument. National Park Rangers, the 319th US Army Band, Revolutionary and Civil War living historians and members of today's military will provide re-enactments, children's programming, musical demonstrations, and lectures which pay tribute to army life on Governors Island. For more information please call (212) 825-3045 or visit www.nps.gov/gois .



Participating Living History Groups:



Colonel Albert Pawling's Levies

The 119th New York Volunteers



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Please Note: The event will be held rain or shine.



Civil War Weekend - August 8,9



The National Park Service, 119th New York Volunteers, The GawdAwful Mess and Battery G of the First Pennsylvania Light Artillery will provide family friendly activities, living history demonstrations, music and other programs designed to introduce you to the men and women of the Governors Island Garrison and Confederates imprisoned on the island.



Please Note: The event will be held rain or shine.



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Living Historians:



Living historians representing Union soldiers and officers, Confederate prisoners, Artillerymen, Officer's wives, Ladies, Laundress, Musicians, and a politician.



Events will include:



Historic Weapons Demonstrations



Cannon Firings



Special walking tours:



Traditional/Non-Traditional roles of Women



Prison History of Governors Island



Immigrant Soldiers



Kids Programming



Meeting the Living Historians



Recruitment Rally



Performances by the Governors Island Musical School (circa 1863).



Last updated: October 26, 2018

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