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Civil War Weekend

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Presented by Northern Central Railway at Northern Central Railway, New Freedom PA

Jul 29 - 31 2016
Civil War Weekend

Presented by Steam Into History, Civil War Weekend is a 3 day event held in Southern York County, PA commemorating the Civil War.

Presented by Steam Into History in New Freedom, PA…
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Friday, July 29th
Saturday, July 30th
Sunday, July 31st
Individual & Multi Event Packages Available
Civil War Weekend, presented by Steam Into History, will commemorate the history of the American Civil War, with a 3-day schedule of events and activities designed to bring this engaging era to life. The first annual Civil War Weekend will be held on the last weekend in July of 2016, with authentic experiences including:
Living History
Encampments
Cavalry Raids
Live Music
Civil War Ball
Dancing Demonstrations
Sunday Church Service
Train Rides Ongoing Throughout the Weekend!
Activities and events are open to participants of all ages!
CIVIL WAR WEEKEND
FULL EVENT SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Friday
11:00 Train to Glen Rock
12:30 Train to Hanover Junction
6:00-9:00 Bluegrass Festival at Ruins Park in Glen Rock
Saturday
11:00 Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
11:30 Lunch with General & Mrs. Lee at Glen Rock Mill Inn
1:00 Cavalry Raids the Train to Hanover Junction
4:00 Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
6:00-9:00 Civil War Ball at New Freedom Community Center
Sunday
10:00 Church Service at Railroad Park – FREE ADMISSION
12:30 Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
1:00-3:00 Scott Mingus, multiple award winning Civil War author, Book Signing at Steam Into History in New Freedom–FREE ADMISSION
2:00 Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock (includes Glen Rock Mill Inn Historic Marker Designation Proclamation at 2:30)
LOCATIONS INCLUDE: Steam Into History, Ruins Park (Glen Rock Mill Inn’s outdoor venue)  & Railroad Park
Activities and events are open to participants of all ages. Tickets will be available for one-day passes or all-access weekend passes.
PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDE:
-Gilmor’s Cavalry 1st Maryland Company C
-35th Battalion Virginia Calvary
-Civil War Dance Foundation (2011 Reenactment Unit of the Year!)
-Susquehanna Travellers
-Mayo Family Band
– Benevolent Barnstormers
-The Hobo
-Seventh Generation
-Glen Rock Mill Inn
-Flowers by Cindy

ADMISSION INFO

There are a number of FREE events throughout the weekend.  Individual tickets & Multi Event Packages available on the website.

Contact: 717-942-2370

    Official Website

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Times for ticketed events are listed on the website.  Encampments are taking place at Railroad Park throughout the weekend.  Sunday church service is at 10:00 at Railroad Park.  This is FREE, just bring a chair.  Stop by the station on Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 to meet Civil War author, Scott Mignus and get a signed copy of two of his books.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Northern Central Railway

2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349

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PARKING INFO

On-site

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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