Civil War Weekend 2016

ACTIVITIES DURING CIVIL WAR WEEKEND, JULY 15 - 17:

FRIDAY
7:00 –9:30 p.m. –Northeast Ohio Civil War Round Table 4th Annual Speaker Symposium
Visitor Center Auditorium
"Decapitating the Union: Jefferson Davis, Judah Benjamin and the Plot to Assassinate Lincoln" – John C. Fazio

  • Refreshments
  • Panel Discussion on Lincoln &Civil War Topics

SATURDAY

ALL DAY

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. –Open House Tours of the Garfield Home

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. –Children's Camp Activities

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. -Living History (back porch of Garfield home)

12:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. - Mini Militia and Drum Corp (Children's Camp)

12:00 –8:00 p.m. –Civil War Talks (Visitor Center Auditorium)

THROUGHOUT THE DAY

11:15 a.m. –Flag Raising (Visitor Center Courtyard Flag Pole)

11:30 a.m. –Company Drills (Grounds)

12:00 p.m. –73rd OVI Regiment Band (Music Area)

12:00 p.m. –How to Plan a Civil War Camp (Children's Camp)

1:00 p.m. –Celtic Union (Music Area)

2:00 p.m. –How to Plan a Civil War Camp (Children's Camp)

2:00 p.m. –73rd OVI Regiment Band (Music Area)

2:15 p.m. –Company Drills (Grounds)

3:00 p.m. –Celtic Union (Music Area)

5:00 p.m. –Transition to evening programs

EVENING PROGRAMS

5:00 p.m. –"An Intimate Conversation with Frederick Douglass" (TBD - Visitor Center Auditorium)

6:00 p.m. –"Decapitating the Union: Jefferson Davis, Judah Benjamin and the Plot to Assassinate Lincoln" (Visitor Center Auditorium)

8:00 p.m. –Campfire Talk: "Life of a Soldier" (Grounds)

8:45 p.m. –Outdoor Movie: "Glory" (Grounds)

11:00 p.m. –Site Closed


SUNDAY

ALL DAY

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. –Open House Tours of the Garfield Home

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. –Children's Camp Activities

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. -Living History (back porch of Garfield home)

11:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. -Boy Scouts (Picnic Area)

12:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. -Mini Militia and Drum Corp (Children's Camp)

12:00 –4:00 p.m. –Civil War Talks (Visitor Center Auditorium)

THROUGHOUT THE DAY

11:15 a.m. –Flag Raising (Visitor Center Courtyard Flag Pole)

11:30 a.m. –Company Drills (Grounds)

12:00 p.m. –73rd OVI Regiment Band (Music Area)

12:00 p.m. –How to Plan a Civil War Camp (Children's Camp)

1:00 p.m. –Celtic Union (Music Area)

2:00 p.m. –How to Plan a Civil War Camp (Children's Camp)

2:00 p.m. –73rd OVI Regiment Band (Music Area)

2:15 p.m. –Company Drills (Grounds)

3:00 p.m. –Celtic Union (Music Area)

4:00 p.m. –Camp closes

ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE OF CHARGE!

While the site does not have vending machines, we DO have refillable water bottle stations, and a local boy scout troop will be offering grilled items for a suggested donation. Please dress for the weather!

Last updated: July 13, 2016

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