Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment

The first Saturday and Sunday in June the Abe Lincoln Project, along with the City of Pittsfield, sponsors the Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment at Lake Pittsfield.  Come step back in time in historic Pittsfield as Union and Confederate forces prepare for battle at the 480 acre Lake Pittsfield site.  This a family oriented event, so bring the kids.  Events include Infantry, Calvary, and Artillery drills, a ladies tea and fashion show, and battle reenactments both days.  There are children's games and crafts on Saturday, and a period church service on Sunday.  Hundreds of reenacters and civil war enthusiasts gather for this annual event.  Below you will find the schedule of events.  Visit the Abe Lincoln Project website, www.pikelincoln.com for information.  

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Lincoln Days Civil War Reenactment in 2017 will be Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th

                   LINCOLN DAYS CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT

                                          LAKE PITTSFIELD

                                            JUNE 3 & 4, 2017

                                      SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

SATURDAY:

9:00 AM - ARTILLERY, CAVALRY, INFANTRY, NAVAL & CIVILIAN CAMPS OPEN  FOR TOURS

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM – NAUVOO ON THE ROAD

11:00 AM – SPRINGFIELD LONG NINE VS VERMILLION VOLES

                     VINTAGE BASEBALL EXHIBITION           

12:30 PM – LADIES & GENTLEMAN'S FASHION SHOW

1:30 PM – CHRIS VALLILLO IN CONCERT AT BATTLEFIELD

2:00 PM - BATTLE REENACTMENT – U.S. REP. DARIN LA HOOD TO OPEN

                SUPT. DALE PHILLIPS, LINCOLN HOME NATIONAL HISTORICAL SITE TO CALL THE BATTLE

3:00 PM PROGRAM &PHOTOS WITH PRES. LINCOLN, GEN. GRANT & GEN. LEE

3:30 PM – CANDY CANNON

8:30 PM ( DUSK ) - NIGHT CANNON FIRING

SUNDAY:

9 AM - CAMPS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

9:30 AM - 1860'S PERIOD CHURCH SERVICE & MEMORIAL SERVICE HONORING CIVIL WAR VETERANS

11:00 AM –  CIVIL WAR LADIES AID SOCIETY PROGRAM

NOON- CANDY CANNON

1:00 PM – CHRIS VALILLO IN CONCERT AT BATTLEFIELD

1:30 PM - BATTLE REENACTMENT – SEN. SAM MC CANN TO OPEN

                SUPT. DALE PHILLIPS TO CALL THE BATTLE

NAUVOO ON THE ROAD WILL BE PRESENTING PERIOD CRAFTS & CHILDRENS GAMES ALL DAY SATURDAY

THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY:

CIVIL WAR  EMBALMING DEMONSTRATIONS & CIVIL WAR FUNERAL

CHRIS VALLILLO WILL BE PERFORMING

BLACKSMITH & CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS

PRES. LINCOLN AVAILABLE FOR PHOTOS

PERIOD  SUTLERS & FOOD

Download this schedule above as a pdf here.

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