Thursday, January 14, 2010

Civil War Living History Day 2010

The Museum of the Albemarle will commemorate the Battle of Elizabeth City, fought on February 10, 1862 with its

Civil War Living History Day

Saturday, February 6, 2010
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Highlights of the Day:
  • Observe military & civilian re-en-actors

  • Enlist and learn the drills of a soldier

  • View private collections

  • Glimpse the hardships of civilian life

  • View a magic lantern show

  • Participate in 19th century games and activities

  • Watch artillery & musket firing at Waterfront Park every half hour from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

  • 10:00 am: Bruce Long "The Destruction of the 'Mosquito Fleet'"

  • 11:00 am: Jason Madre "The History of the 'CSS Appomattox'"

  • 1:00 pm: Ronnie Woolard "The Impact of Chaplains on Civil War Soldiers"

For more information call 252-335-1453
Museum of the Albemarle ~ 501 South Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC

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