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136th New York Volunteer Infantry "The Ironclads"

Venturing Crew 7136

CIVIL WAR WEEKEND

September 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2017

WE ARE BACK!  You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 Angelica Civil War Weekend.  This is our fourteenth year hosting a Civil War living history event in Angelica, NY, and we are always adding additional activities.  All impressions of military and civilian reenactors and your scenarios are welcome.  A School Education Day will be held on Friday September 22, 9:00am to 2:00pm.  Volunteers are needed to man the stations and as guides for the school groups!

  

SCHEDULE: CIVIL WAR EVENT (Schedule is subject to change)

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SCHEDULE -- CIVIL WAR EVENT

(Schedule is subject to change)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sponsoring organizations set up event site.  Early campers welcome to come and set up camp.  Wood, and Water will be available.  Reenactors are encouraged to do scenarios in the village on Thursday & Friday.  Some downtown specials may be available from merchants and restaurants.

Friday, September 22, 2017

9:00am to 2:00pm  School Education Day.  Local Schools sending classes to tour interpretive stations.  Volunteers to guide students and man stations needed!  Please contact Terry Parker if you wish to participate in the School Days.

10:00am – 10:00pm  Registration Open  Camps set up  

             

6:00 PM till 9:00 PM -- Reenactor Buffet Supper at the Hill Warner Post, American Legion, West Main Street. (Please Bring your own plate/utensils)

8:00PM  Officer’s Call for reenactors, Grange hall

11:00PM – All Quiet please. 

Saturday, September 23, 2017

8:30 -9:00AM – Reenactors man living history stations and Reenactor guides prepare for scouts

9:00 AM -- Event opens.  Camps open to the public. 

9:00 AM to Noon Living History in camps and on Main Street  (Boy Scout groups and the public will be touring camps and stations learning about the Civil War)   Volunteers from re-enacting community wishing to assist in interpretive stations or as guides for scout groups are needed  

11:00 AM – Drill Practice, all units, all branches.  All units are encouraged to drill in the Park Circle area.        

12:30PM – All units assemble for safety inspections

1:00PM  -- Civil War Battle scenario—Part I--Details to be provided later. Downtown Historic District.

1:30PM (Approx)  UNION Army Pay Call (Park Circle)

2:30 PM – 4:00PM  Ladies’ Tea at former Angelica Inn (Now 1886), West Main Street

2:30 - 3:00 – Scout Battle on old School Field (reenactor volunteers to help direct scouts welcomed).

3:30PM – 4:00PM  Civil War Battle scenario—Part II—Details to be provided later.  On old school athletic fields.

5:00 -- Camps close to the public.

7:30 – 10:30 PM Dance with “City Fiddle” at Grange Hall

7:30 – 10:30 PM Dance with “City Fiddle” at Grange Hall

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Pancake Breakfast served at the Hill Warner Post, American Legion, West Main Street. All you can eat pancakes & maple syrup

9:00 AM  --  Camps open.

10:00 AM  -- 1860s Church Service,  Grange hall  

10:00 AM – Catholic Mass, Former Sacred Heart Church Building, Park Circle

Noon to 12:30PM – Parade – downtown (Scout Awards presentations at end of parade)

1:00 PM – All units assemble for safety inspection 

2:00- till ?  -- Civil War Battle Scenario—Details to be announced later.  Downtown Historic District

2:00 PM  till --   Living history, public tours camps.

4:00  PM -- Event closes to the public.

Reenactors released with thanks and a safe trip home

Note:  Downtown merchants still open

We ask that you PLEASE patronize the local organizations who are providing food this weekend.  Without the support of the Legion, the Fire Department and other local not-for-profits we could not host this event!

 

 

 

Notice This event is held in residential areas of the Village and on private property.  Please observe all local regulations and be considerate of our hosts.  Quiet hours are 11:00PM each night. Please stay quiet after this time. Remember, homeowners are allowing us to use their property, and some reenactors have long drives ahead of them on Sunday.

YOU ARE ASKED TO REMAIN IN PERIOD PERSONA AT ALL TIMES WHILE THE PUBLIC IS PRESENT, INCLUDING ANY EVENING ACTIVITIES.

 

For information contact: Terry Parker at (716) 498-2465 or email Crew7136@yahoo.com.  Web site: http://www.136thny.com



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Reenactors are to download and review the following and complete as needed:

2017 EVENT RULES - PDF

2017 EVENT REGISTRATION - PDF

2017 FULL EVENT INFORMATION - WORD DOCUMENT

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