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School of the Soldier

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village presents

School of the Soldier

June 22nd, 2019

10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Civil War regiments are ready to recruit you!






Unit Commanders will instruct young soldiers aged 8-14 in the structure, skills, and customs of the military during the Civil War.  Throughout the day, Civil War reenactors will open the camp to students, enabling them and other visitors to examine uniforms and equipment. In addition, participate in many of the same activities that Civil War soldiers did in the field, from playing games and singing songs, to marching, drilling, skirmishing, and other planned scenarios. Non-firing wooden muskets and battle flags provided.

Lunch will be provided by Heritage Village for all registered children.

Optional Chicken Dinner

Following the conclusion of the School of the Soldier program, participants and their parents are invited to join us for an optional chicken dinner from 3:00 to 4:00 pm. Chicken dinners are $10 each and can be reserved when registering for School of the Soldier. Chicken dinners are pre-pay only and orders must be received with School of the Soldier registration. Walk-in dinner orders are not available.

Now We Stay by Each Other Always

School of the Soldier participants and their parents are invited to stay for a performance of “Now We Stand By Each Other Always” from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, at no additional cost.


Registration is $30 per child.

There is a minimum of 8 participants required to put on this program.

Parents and family are welcome to observe. General admission rates apply.


June 22, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228 United States
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