National Park Service & Yorktown’s Civil War Weekend on April 13th & April 14th
Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join us in an exploration of Yorktown’s Civil War history with living history demonstrations and special exhibits throughout town. Programs will include a military encampment along with infantry and artillery firing demonstrations, and costumed guided tours at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center. Special exhibits will be featured at the York County Historical Museum at York Hall, and Riverwalk Landing.
The Watermen’s Museum will feature maritime exhibits, living history, artillery demonstrations, period music, and childrenís activities. A Civil War themed contra dance will take place at the museum Saturday night from 6-8 p.m.
Locations: Yorktown Battlefield, Watermen’s Museum, Main Street, and Riverwalk Landing.
Schedule of events at the Yorktown Battlefield.
10:15 Union Infantry & Sharpshooters
11:00 Confederate Infantry
1:30 Union Infantry & Sharpshooters
2:15 Confederate Infantry
Locations for Civil War Events at Battlefield: Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, VA, (757) 898-2410
For more information on Civil War events happening in York County, visit www.visityorktown.org.