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Civil War Days


THURSDAY, May 21nd, 2015  at  7:00 PM


*****Free Guided Tour of Historic Oak Grove  Cemetery*****

COLDWATER, MI.

   

Meet  at the cemetery entrance on Old West Chicago Street, off Willow Ln.

on the north side, off Chicago Road, the west side of Coldwater.

Donations accepted.


Schedule of Activities

May 22, 23, 24, 2015


      FRIDAY,  May 22, 2015

                                                                                    HERITAGE PARK

                                                                   COLDWATER, MI.
          9 am - 3 pm    Education Day for area 5th grade schools

                                                               by Invitation only  

      
         3:00 pm   Re-en-actor Registration Opens @ Command Post Pavilion,

                          Heritage Park

 

          Note: Registration and Setup on Thursday if participating on Education Day

                     for Friday.


                                                                          29 W. PARK AVE.

                                                                     COLDWATER, MI.

          4:30 pm ($) President  Lincoln Train Ride

                                Start  Boarding Little River Railroad Train - 29 W. Park Ave                                                                       Train departs the station at 5 pm

                                to pick up President  Abraham Lincoln &  Mrs  Lincoln

                                at in Quincy, MI.  and return to Coldwater.          

 

                    Veterans and children under 18 accompanied by an adult ride FREE

(During this ride only)

Everyone must have a ticket because of limited seating    

                     Tickets available at:


                               Sauk Trail Trading Post  - 168 Division Street, Coldwater, MI

                               517-278-5100                                            

                                       Jeannies Diner - 14 W. Chicago St. Coldwater, MI.

                               517-279-9965                                               

                                       Coldwater Garden Restaurant - 432 E. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI.

                                         517-278-3172

                                       Taylors Stationers -  60 W. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI.

                                 517- 279-8046

                                       Quincy Ace Hardware - 1 E. Chicago St., Quincy, MI.

                                 517-639-5325

                                       Barone Hardware & Auto - 119 E. Chicago St., Bronson, MI.

                                 517-369- 4175

                                  

                              or email us at bmbdasmith@aol.com  or call  517- 462-1054


 HERITAGE PARK

COLDWATER, MI.

        7:00 pm (Friday)   FREE - Jim Stout Concert 

                                            under the Big Tent at  Heritage Park

               


29 W. PARK AVE.

COLDWATER, MI.

        SATURDAY Morning : MAY 23, 2015    


      9:30 am          Start Boarding  - TRAIN RIDE ROBBERY  ($) 

 Little River Railroad  at  29 W. Park Ave.

Train departs the station at 10 am.


Train Tickets for this event
Adults & Youth (13 yrs and older)  $15.00

Children (12 yrs to 5 yrs) $5.00

Children (4yrs  and under ride Free)

Everyone must have a ticket for this ride

                     Tickets available at:

 
                               Sauk Trail Trading Post  - 168 Division Street, Coldwater, MI

                               517-278-5100                                            

                                       Jeannies Diner - 14 W. Chicago St. Coldwater, MI.

                               517-279-9965                                               

                                       Coldwater Garden Restaurant - 432 E. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI.

                                         517-278-3172

                                       Taylors Stationers  -  60 W. Chicago St., Coldwater, MI.

                                 517- 279-8046

                                       Quincy Ace Hardware - 1 E. Chicago St., Quincy, MI.

                                 517-639-5325

                                       Barone Hardware & Auto - 119 E. Chicago St., Bronson, MI.

                                 517-369- 4175

                                        or  bmbdasmith@aol.com  or call  517- 462-1054


        SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2015            HERITAGE PARK
                                                                                    COLDWATER, MI.

                                                                  FREE Admission 

  

           ( at  HERITAGE PARK)

           9:00  am              Heritage Park Open to the public   (FREE Admission)

           9 am - 2:55 pm   $1 Raffle tickets go on sale for items at Command Post

           9 am - 4 pm         Tents 1-3 - Artisans, Crafters & Sutlers

           9 am - 4 pm         Large Tent - Civil War artifacts & displays

           9 am - 5 pm         Heritage Schoolhouse (Hourly lessons & outdoor Civil War

                                        games)

          9:00 - 12:30          Vintage Baseball Tournament @ Soccer Field

          11:30 - 12:00 pm  Entertainment under the Large Tent

          12:30 - 1:30          Pres. Lincoln, Pres Jefferson Davis, Gen. Lee & Gen.

                                        Grant  Presentations under the Large Tent

           2:00  pm              Battle of  Perryville

           2: 45 pm              Last sale for Raffle Tickets  ($1 per ticket)       

           3:00  pm              Raffle Drawing at Command Post

           4:00  pm              Park Closed to the public

           5:00  pm              Re-enactors  Only -  Dinner

           7:00 - 10pm         Military & Civilian Ball  -  Music by Glen Morningstar

                                                                               &  Ruffwater String Band

                         Dance under the large tent,  open to all in period attire (public &                    re-enactors) with periodic participation for those not in period attire. 

           9:45 pm            Night Firing of the Cannons ( Battlefield )

                             

     

                                                                                     HERITAGE PARK
                                                                 FREE Admission 

      SUNDAY,  MAY 24, 2015

         9:00 am          HERITAGE PARK open to the public (FREE Admission)

         9 am - 3 pm    Tents 1 - 3,  Artisans, Crafters & Sutlers

         9 am - 3 pm    Military & Civilian Camps  open

        10 am              Non-denominational Church Service -  open to the public 

        11 am - 12       Payday for the  military men, Union and Confederate

        11:30 - 12:30   Presidents: Abe Lincoln & Jeff Davis along with

                                 Generals: Robert E. Lee & Ulysses Grant  presentation   

        12:30 - 1 pm     Pie Eating Contest

        2:00 pm           Battle of Perryville 
        3:00 pm           Closed to the Public


     SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE        


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