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CANCELLED: Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Encampment

June 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to cancel our GAR Encampment this June. Please visit our website, www.bnhv.org, for more information about our Civil War Symposium this September. More information on that event soon! Thank you for your patience!

Date: Sat, June 18th
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Price: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 children 12 and under, FREE for members and children 3 and under
Description: This event will be a reenactment of the first GAR Reunion held in Buffalo in 1897. Nearly 50,000 veterans participated in the 1897 encampment, and it included many important figures including President William McKinley who came to partake in the celebration! There will be an encampment of Civil War Veterans as well as a parade around the grounds of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village. There will be talks and demonstrations throughout the day, including Sarah Handley-Cousins who will speak about mental health issues faced by Civil War Veteran.
Contact: Scott Schotz (716) 689-1440 sschotz@bnhv.org

 

Details

Date:
June 18, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
bnhv.org/gar

Venue

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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Phone:
716-689-1440
Website:
bnhv.org