Strathearn Historical Park will transform itself into a small town in rural America in the 1860s for the 6th annual Civil War Days Encampment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Feb 12.
Highlights will include: President Lincoln delivering his Gettysburg Address; Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee reenacting the surrender at Appomattox; authentic artillery, infantry and cavalry demonstrations; old-fashioned dance lessons; Civil War Era boutiques on Sutlers Row; Victorian women’s clothing demonstration; and Victorian photography demonstrations. Food will be available for sale. Children can participate as recruits and interview soldiers for school reports. Planning on attending? Let us know! Questions or comments? Click here
Adult tickets are $5 if purchased in advance online at svhs.ticketleap.com. Tickets at the gate will be $6 for age 13 and older; $3 for ages 5 to 12; and free for children age 4 and younger.
Strathearn Historical Park & Museum is at 137 Strathearn Place. For more information, call 526-6453 or visit www.simihistory.com.