2019 Greenfield Village Civil War Remembrance
Be part of living history at the annual Greenfield Village Civil War Remembrance this Memorial Day Weekend on May 25-27, 2019 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan. Visitors are invited to become a part of living history as Union and Confederate reenactors, bustling camps and period music enliven the Greenfield Village Civil War Remembrance.
Greenfield Village Civil War Remembrance
Watch Union and Confederate reenactors take part in cavalry, artillery firing and tactical demonstrations at Walnut Grove. Inside the Village Pavilion guests can take part in special presentations from historians, see an exhibit of fashions from that time period, and look through military history from original Army and Navy artifacts.
Camps, cavalry and period music will pop up all over the village as Union and Confederate reenactors dress in period clothing and act out scenes from the Civil War. Military tactical demonstrations, historian insights, special presentations and hands-on activities, among others, are included in your experience.
Admission to Greenfield Village:
General Admission $28.00
Youth 5-11 $21.00
Greenfield Village Hours for this event
Saturday 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday-Monday 9:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Submerge Yourself ino The Civil War Experience
Spend the day steeped in the atmosphere that drew 3 million to the battlefield and an estimated 750,000 to their graves. What did it feel like to fight on your own soil? Immersed amongst Union and Confederate living history soldiers, historians, presentations, 1860s fashions and street clothing, and military demonstrations, you might begin to comprehend the circumstances that ended slavery and killed today’s equivalent of 7.5 million people.
History deepens from black and white to blues and grays, as you travel from a battlefield to a Stephen Foster sing-along to a peek into the thriving ready-to-wear fashion industry of the era. Innovations in firearms, dress and military strategy, alongside the heroism and tragedy, make up the American spirit of the era. Join us in honoring and exploring this remarkable time. .
Military & Civilian Camps Feature
* Confederate Military Camp Near Logan County Courthouse
* Confederate Civilian Camp Near Edison Illuminating Company
* Union Military Camp Near Susquehanna Plantation
* Union Civilian Camp Near Mulberry Grove
* Military Reenactments
Your experience includes:
* 1860s fashions and street clothing
* Military Tactical Demonstrations
* Recognition, Commemoration and Presentation
* Live Music
* Civil War Resource Center
* Special Presentations
* Historians’ Insights
* Military and Civilian Camps
* Hands-on Activities
* Dramatic Presentations
* Free with Greenfield Village Admission
Greenwood Village at The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124
Directions: The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
Parking: Parking is available in several lots surrounding The Henry Ford for $6.00. On busy days the lots fill up quickly. Members and Giant Screen Experience-only patrons park for free.
For More Information: Call 313-982-6001
Mark your calendar today so you don’t forget the next Greenfield Village Civil War Remembrance on Memorial Day Weekend at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan.
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