CIVIL WAR DAYS AT PEDDLER’S VILLAGE

This just in from Peddler’s Village:

CIVIL WAR DAYS AT PEDDLER’S VILLAGE

(LAHASKA, PA)…Watch the Civil War brought to life at Peddler’s Village Civil War Days, Friday, May 11, through Sunday, May 13, on the Street Road Green. Free admission and parking.

Experience the thrill of a Civil War living history and reenactment! Travel back in time as you view reenactments of infantry, cavalry and artillery units in battle scenarios. Watch President Lincoln address the troops and deliver the Gettysburg Address. Walk through the confederate and union camps to see how the troops lived, attend a Civil War wedding, take a Candlelight Camp Tour and enjoy musical performances by the Providence Brigade Brass Band and the 69th PA Irish.

Civil War Days begins on Friday with a mid-day program for school and community groups from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit nine Living History stations on the following topics: A Soldier’s Life; Drill and Marching; Firing the Civil War Musket; Civil War Medicine; Officer in the Civil War; Artillery, Commissary, Women in the War and Abraham Lincoln. Reservations are recommended for school and community group visits on Friday, May 11. For more information and to make reservations, please call 215-794-4000.

The full day schedule on Saturday includes:

·        Civil War Wedding Reenactment at 11:30 a.m.
·        The Sixth New York Independent Battery Artillery Demonstrations at 2 p.m.
·        Providence Brigade Regimental Brass Band of Rhode Island at 3 p.m.
·        Battle Skirmish between the Union and Confederate troops at 4 p.m.
·        Candlelight Camp Tours at 8 p.m.
·        Bucks County Civil War Round Table featuring Lt. Edwin Fretz (PA 104th) Br. Gen. Francis Barlow
·        Civil War Heritage Foundation Longstreet Corp. featuring General Longstreet, General Kemper, Major Fairfax, Mrs. Kemper and Mrs. Fairfax
·        President Abraham Lincoln re-enactor
·        Daily Life of a Civil War soldier demonstrations
·        Sutler Camp (Civil War version of traveling peddler)

The full day schedule on Sunday includes:

·        Civil War Church Service at 11 a.m.
·        The Sixth New York Independent Battery Artillery Demonstrations
·        Bucks County Civil War Round Table featuring Lt. Edwin Fretz (104PA), Br. Gen. Francis Barlow:
·        Civil War Heritage Foundation Longstreet Corp. featuring General Longstreet, General Kemper, Major Fairfax, Mrs. Kemper and Mrs. Fairfax:
·        President Abraham Lincoln re-enactor

About Peddler’s Village: In 2012, Peddler’s Village celebrates its 50th anniversary as the premier shopping and dining destination in Bucks County, PA.  Earl Jamison started Peddler’s Village in June 1962 with 14 shops and the Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant on a 4-acre parcel of land known as “Hentown” that included only a chicken barn, coops, and one antique shop. The Village now hosts 1.5 million guests annually, covers 42 acres and features 65 specialty shops, 6 restaurants, Giggleberry Fair family entertainment center, the Golden Plough Inn and 12 annual festivals and events. For more information, please visit http://www.peddlersvillage.com or call 215-794-4000.

Photo attached courtesy of Peddler’s Village:
Civil War Days.jpg: Watch the Civil War brought to life at Peddler’s Village Civil War Days, Friday, May 11, through Sunday, May 13.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s