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History Comes Alive

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

2018 History Comes Alive Weekend Schedule

FRIDAY, MAY 4 SCHEDULE
9:00 Open to the public
9:30 Infantry Demo
10:00 Cavalry Demonstration
10:30 Artillery Demo and Mortar Live Fire – Thompson’s
5:30 Closed to the public

SATURDAY, MAY 5 SCHEDULE
9:00 Open to the public
10:00 Infantry Demo
11:00 Cavalry Demonstration
12:00 Artillery Demo
12:30 – 1:30 no demos
1:30 Infantry Demo
2:30 Cavalry Demo
3:30 Artillery Demo
4:30 Mortar Live Fire Demo
5:30 Closed to the Public

SUNDAY, MAY 6 SCHEDULE
9:00 Open to the public
9:30 Infantry Demo
10:30 Cavalry Demonstration
11:30 Artillery Demo
12:00 – 1:00 no demos
1:00 Infantry Demo
2:00 Cavalry Demo
2:30 Artillery Demo and Mortar Live Fire Demo to end event
3:00 Closed to the public.

Throughout this three-day event, there will be living historians in the camps and in the historic Barton House, demonstrating all aspects of life in the 19th Century. You may talk to the doctor, musicians, artisans and others about their particular craft.  Military camps will also be open, and the soldiers can answer questions about what camp life was really like. Admission is free.

In addition, Eagle Arms Productions will be holding a Gun Show in our Industrial and Educational Buildings on Saturday, May 5, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM and Sunday, May 6, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Admission to the Gun Show is $7.00. www.eaglearmsgunshows.com

Demonstrations:

Civil War Infantry
Civil War Artillery
Civil War Cavalry
Military Physician
One room schoolhouse
Civil War Flags
Women Spies and Smugglers
Granny’s Panties and other Unmentionables
Lambs and Spinning
Blacksmith
Printing Press
Wood Working
Broom Making
Lace Making
Quilting
Washer Woman
Civil War Hats and Uniforms
Wheat Weaving
Making Butter
Children’s Games from the 1800s
Dulcimer Musician

Details

Date:
May 4
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

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