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2019 Civil War Revisited Information

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Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20, 2019

Time Travelers' Education Days - Thursday & Friday, October 17-18, 2019

Fresno Historical Society/Kearney Park,

7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA 93706

ENTRANCE TO EVENT OFF OF CALIFORNIA AVE. FOLLOW ROAD SIGNS TO ENTRANCE.

Directions to venue 

Click Here for photos of the Civil War Revisited

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Tentative Event Details

 

* Experience the clamor and valor of battle reenactments.

*  Take a living history tour through Union & Confederate Army camps and civilian camps.

*  Encounter period artists documenting military camp action.

*  Hear President Lincoln deliver the moving Gettysburg Address.

*   Meet the Buffalo Soldier Mounted Cavalry Unit, a group of educators telling stories and the history of Black Americans during the Civil War

*  Visit period artisans  - weavers & spinners, rifle maker, broom makers, blacksmiths, and quilters - as they demonstrate the skills and arts of the Civil War era. 

* Converse with historical figures including Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Jefferson Davis and Harriet Beecher Stowe. 

* Watch historical entertainments.

* Stomp your feet and slap your knee to the sound of fiddles and voices rising in song. 

* Tour the historic Kearney Mansion. (Separate entrance fee)

* Enjoy a nostalgic horse-drawn carriage ride. (Separate fee)

* Shop the Historical Society's Old Glory Mercantile for period memorabilia, books, toys & candy.

* Visit Kid's Camp and learn about period children's games. Enjoy creating your own fabric doll, washing laundry in a old-fashioned tub or make a Button-and-Cup toy. Climb on a straw bale fort or practice roping a "steer head"!

* Food choices - Hand-dipped corn dogs, tacos, garlic fries, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, nachos, churros and a special lunch package - choice of tri-tip or chicken croissant sandwich, hot dog (child), chips and fruit. Also, soft drinks, old-fashioned root beer in a souvenir jar, lemonade, shaved ice and Old Tyme Kettle Korn! Also, see more info on our popular Soldiers' Dinner at Camp Night below!

* ATM on site

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2019 Camp Night at Civil War Revisited

 

Saturday, October 19, 2019

4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Soldiers' Dinner

Dinner, Dessert, Live Music,

and Dancing with the Reenactors

INCLUDES ALL DAY SATURDAY EVENT ADMISSION

AND PARKING.

 

Camp Night Dinner and Saturday Admission:

More information coming soon.

Free parking included.

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

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Event Admission


Tentative Event Admission:  

$10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, 

 5 and under free. Free parking included.

CASH ONLY, NO BILLS OVER $20 PLEASE.

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

General Admission tickets will also be available at the Event Entrance Area behind Kearney Mansion on the day of the event. Separate entrance fee per day. 

 

   ATM available near event admission entrance.

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 2019 CWR Tentative Event Schedule


Saturday, October 19, 2019

  Event Hours: 10 AM - 9 PM

  Battle Reenactments - 1 PM & 5:00 PM

Camp Night Soldiers' Dinner 4:30 - 7:00 PM

Grand March - 7:00 PM

Bob O'Brien Band and Dance Calling 7:15 - 9:00 PM


 Sunday, October 20, 2019

Event Hours: 10 AM - 3 PM

  Battle Reenactment - 1:30 PM

 

See the 2018 Schedule of Events - Click Here!

Free Program available at event.

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  Volunteers

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Click HERE for more info.

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 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

Available Now!

 

 

Fresno Historical Society/Kearney Park,

7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA 93706

GPS address: 6725 W Kearney Blvd

Enter parking area from California Ave south side of Kearney Park.

Event entrance will be just behind Kearney Mansion.

Directions to venue 

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       All information is tentative and subject to change.


Last Updated Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 04:48 PM.