Huntington Beach Civil War Days

Sat Sep 2, 2023 - Sun Sep 3, 2023
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Repeating every days through September 3, 2023.
10:00am PT
Age: 5 and up
Price: Free
Huntington Beach Central Park

The Huntington Beach Historical Society commemorates the anniversary of the Civil War with a weekend-long living history re-enactment of the War Between the States.

Camps are open to the public starting at 10am, with battles scheduled Sat at 1:30pm and 4pm, and Sun at 11am and 2pm. President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is delivered at 2pm on Saturday; his proposed amendment on slavery is given at multiple times.

Guests can meet President Lincoln, General Grant, and many many other historical figures from the war and participate in discussions on important topics of the era. A visit to "Reedsburg," the historic town of civilian folk, offers a glimpse at daily life in the 19th century. On Saturday, there is a Twilight Concert featuring The Armory Band at 5:30pm.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.