Lancaster County PA Realty Check: Lancaster County Historical Society Civil War Encampment

Lancaster County Historical Society Civil War Encampment

Civil WarFor the 19th year, the Lancaster County Historical Society, 230 North President Avenue, will conduct a Civil War encampment on its grounds at the corner of North President and Marietta Avenues.

Some fifty volunteers in period uniforms and costumes will portray Union soldiers and civilians.  the reenactment will be open to the public 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, September 15, and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, September 16.  Refreshments will be available.  There will also be a candlelight tour at 7 pm Saturday.

Musket firing demonstrations, military drills, and even a surgeon with an authentic civil war era amputation kit will be on hand to interact with the public.  Classes are also available on Civil War topics.  For information on registering for the classes, or for more information on the encampment, the public can call  (717) 392-4633, or log onto www.LancastorHistory.org.

 

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Comment balloon 4 commentsBrian Schulman • September 13 2007 01:02PM

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I have friends who participate in this and other Civil War events - frankly I'd forgot about this one!
Posted by Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 10 years ago

Jeff, I know that some people really get into the spirit of this year after year -

Posted by Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA) over 10 years ago
Oh yeah - I just acquired an original 1863 musket in mint condition - with bayonet!  Re-enacting is a bit too time-consuming right now in my life, though.
Posted by Jeff R. Geoghan, REALTOR, Marketing Manager (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) over 10 years ago

Jeff, congratulations on your acquisition!

Posted by Brian Schulman, Lancaster County PA RealEstate Expert 717-951-5552 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Lancaster PA) over 10 years ago

Participate