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2018 Battle of Dade City Civil War Reenactment

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Civil War history comes to life at the annual Battle of Dade City Civil War Reenactment on February 23-24, 2018 at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village in Dade City, Florida. The Battle of Dade City Civil War Reenactment is also known as the Skirmish at White House. School Day is held on Friday with a Civil War living history exhibits and demonstrations from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Battle of Dade City Civil War Reenactment

The public is invited to tour the authentic Confederate and Union camps on both Saturday and Sunday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Reenactors will be “in character”. Get a glimpse of how soldiers and civilians of the era lived and what it was like during the Civil War. Skirmishes will emerge from the village and battles will take place at 2:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

Admission: $5.00 (cash only); under 5 free

Spectator Information
* Free Parking
* No Coolers, outside food or beverages
* Lawn chairs permitted
* No Pets (service dogs only)

Activities
* Traditional period craft demonstrations
* Ladies Period Fashion Show
* Live music
* Church service on Sunday morning
* All museum buildings will be open
* Docents/guides in period clothing in most buildings.

Schedule
Friday: School Day
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Groups Must Pre-Register: Call 352-567-0262

Schools are invited to schedule field trips. The educational value of this event cannot be overemphasized, so on Friday, the encampment hosts a School Day. At the School Day, students may rotate through different stations learning about the Civil War: cannons, musical instruments, medical hospital units, rifles, Union Camp, and the Confederate Camp and the Cavalry, to name a few. Lesson Plans

To be included in “School Day” activities, your group must Pre-Register.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. Gates Open, Camps and Sutlers Open
9:30 a.m. Colors – Battlefield
10:00 a.m. Ladies Tea (period dress required to participate), spectators welcome.
10:00 a.m. Concessions Open
11:30 a.m. Period Fashion Sow
1:00 p.m. Live Musical Entertainment
2:00 p.m. Battle
5:00 p.m. Camps closed to public; Gates close.

Sunday
9:00 a.m. Gates Open, Camps and Sutlers Open
9:30 a.m. Colors – Battlefield
10:00 a.m. Ladies Tea (period dress required to participate), spectators welcome.
10:00 a.m. Church Service; Concessions Open
1:00 p.m. Live Musical Entertainment
2:00 p.m. Battle
5:00 p.m. Camps closed to public; Gates close.

Suttlers: $35 fee; More information: [email protected]

Location
Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
15602 Pioneer Museum Road
Dade City, FL 33523

Directions: 1 mile north of downtown Dade City off US Hwy 301.

For More Information: 352-567-0262 [email protected]

Battle of Dade City Civil War Reenactment - Pioneer Florida Museum and Village - Pioneer Florida Museum Association

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Battle of Dade City Civil War Reenactment in February at the Pioneer Florida Museum & Village in Dade City, Florida.

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