2019 Charlton Park Civil War Muster
See history come alive at the Charlton Park Civil War Muster on July 20-21, 2019 at Historic Charlton Park Village in Hastings, Michigan with hundreds of Civil War reenactors depicting Confederate and Union Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery units. Shop on Sutler Row, play parlor games, see military demonstrations. Admission is $6.00 for adults, $4.00 for kids ages 5 – 12 years, and free for children 4 and under.
Charlton Park Civil War Muster
Historic Charlton Park hosts its annual Charlton Park Civil War Muster with interpreters and craftsmen in the village with demonstrations, a lantern tour of the village, live music and dancing and cannons firing over the Thornapple River. Battle reenactments will take place at High Meadow on Saturday and in the village on Sunday.
There will also be infantry, cavalry, medical and artillery demonstrations. A pancake breakfast is 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday and a food vendor will be onsite. Sutler’s Row vendors offer reproduction and handmade civil war-era goods, clothing and toys. Sunday morning, the Carlton Center Church will host a traditional worship service.
Kids $4.00 ages 5 – 12 years
4 and under are Free
Historic Charlton Park Village
2545 S. Charlton Park Road
Hastings, MI 49058
For More Information: Email 269-945-3775 ext. 1; Call firstname.lastname@example.org
Each unit is required to Pre-Register for the Charlton Park Civil War Muster via email or mail, at no charge, by July 5. Click the event link for the Civil War Muster displayed on that web page to view the Re-enactor Pre-Registration form to register your entire unit. You may make additional copies if necessary but registration by separate individuals is discouraged. All adult participants must check in onsite at the Gas & Steam Barn and complete a Hold Harmless Release before setting up camp. Parents or legal guardians must sign a Hold Harmless Release for minors under 18 years of age. Check-in will be open Friday from 8:00 am until 10:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.
Please pre-register by July 5. Click the event link for the Civil War Muster displayed on that web page to view the Sutler Registration. Cost is $25.00 per Sutler space. All Sutlers at the Charlton Park Civil War Muster must sell “period items”, wear period attire and provide their own tents, equipment and fire extinguisher. Sutlers may NOT sell from modern vehicles. Sutlers may camp beside their own sutlery in a tent if space allows.