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Upcoming Civil War Days


Come to Bridgeton for a trip back in time to the days of the Civil War August 27 and 28; from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday. Visitors can interact with the soldiers and civilians of the Civil War and experience life from 1861-65.
Walk through a day during the Civil War as you visit the authentic camps and see a skirmish at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. The Indiana 49th Co. F will be having drills Saturday morning and afternoon. Visit a Union field hospital and see the army surgeon and his nurse at work saving the casualties. Meet Abe Lincoln as he tours the camp on Sunday. Bill Robison will be on the 1822 Cabin porch with live period dulcimer music. There will be lots of fun and interesting learning opportunities for the kids about this pivotal time in American history.

For the full article, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.