Neshaminy State Park
Bensalem, Pennsylvania

    

28th Annual Civil War Reenactment/Living History, "Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg 1862" at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Neshaminy State Park lies in the confluence of Neshaminy Creek and the Delaware River. Within its grounds was once located Dunks Ferry, a site of Revolutionary War activity. Nearby sites of interest to military historians include Civil War campsites, hospitals, memorials and military grave sites, and Fort Mifflin. The event will feature an ambitious historical military program - Union/Confederate military and civilian camps. Reenactor (non-spectator) tactical, artillery demonstrations, drill, living history, music, sutlers, period baseball game, and battles Saturday and Sunday. Saturday evening Civil War period dance with Camptown Shakers performing Civil War era music. Free admission and parking. The 28th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry together with the First Battalion of the Army of Northern Virginia, The Historical Society of Bensalem Township, The Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library, the Delaware Valley Civil War Round Table, Neshaminy State Park are sponsoring this Civil War Living History weekend focused on the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg 1862.

 

For more information:

Phone (267)968–4809
Email edgilson5@comcast.net
Web http://www.neshaminyCWevent.org

For more information on the park visit:
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findapark/neshaminy/index.htm



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