Civil War Weekend

July 29th and 30th, 2017

Civil War Weekend, presented by Steam Into History, commemorates the history of the American Civil War, with a 2-day weekend schedule of events and activities designed to bring this engaging era to life. Our 2nd annual Civil War Weekend will be held on the last weekend of July of 2017, with authentic experiences including:

Living History
Encampments
Cavalry Raids
Live Music
Civil War Magic and Gala
Dancing Demonstrations
Sunday Church Service
Train Rides Ongoing Throughout the Weekend!

The Civil War Gala will include a reception with General and Mrs. Robert E. Lee and Dr. Marc Charisse, The Professor of Prestidigitation (Civil War Era Magic).  There will be a Civil War gun display for all to touch and feel.   Food will be provided by the Glen Rock Mill Inn.  Music for the ball will be played by the Susquehanna Travellers and Dr. Keener-Farley from the Civil War Dance Foundation will call the dances.

Activities and events are open to participants of all ages!

Weekend Schedule

Saturday
11:30            Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
1:00              Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
2:30              Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock                                                      4:00              Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
6:00-9:00     Civil War Gala at New Freedom Community Center

Sunday
10:00            Church Service at Railroad Park – FREE ADMISSION
11:30            Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
1:00              Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock
2:30              Cavalry Raids the Train to Glen Rock

Click here to purchase the Civil War Ball and Train Ride Package

Please call Steam Into History at 717-942-2370 after purchase the package to schedule the time of the train.

We appreciate everything that our participating organizations offer and provide to us to make this Civil War Weekend a success.

-Cultural Alliance of York County

-HyStar Enterprises

-New Freedom Borough

-Civil War Dance Foundation (2011 Reenactment Unit of the Year!)

-Susquehanna Travellers

-Glen Rock Mill Inn

-Frank and Bonnie Orlando

-Dr. Keener-Farley

-Dr. Marc Charisse

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