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Civil War Encampment on Framingham Centre Common

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 2:04 pm on May 4, 2012
Civil War Encampment  on Framingham Centre Common (2012)

Civil War Encampment on Framingham Centre Common, May 4th - 6th, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, MA - This weekend, May 4th - May 6th, 2012, the Framingham History Center will roll back the calendar to the 1860's as Civil War reenactors setup camp on the Village Green, (Framingham Centre Common) as part of Framingham's ongoing celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Union and Confederate troops will pitch their tents, along with sutlers, (food and provision sellers). There will be artillery demonstrations, a blacksmith forge and period actors including a review of troops by then President Abraham Lincoln, presentations by Julia Ward Howe, (prominent American abolitionist, social activist, poet and author of "The Battle of the Republic"),  and ...[read more]

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