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History Lab: Civil War vs. American Revolution

  • Mosby Heritage Area Association 1461 Atoka Road Marshall United States (map)

Lace up your brogans and put on your tricorn! Join MHAA at the historic Rector House to explore the differences between a soldier’s life in the Civil War and American Revolution. Attendees of all ages will compare military technology, cooking and foodways, camp life, and spying with high-quality interpreters. Admission is free. Events during the day include:

10:30 AM - Morning Drill and Kid’s Drill

11:30 AM - Meet the Soldiers

12:00 Noon - Historic Games on the Lawn and Explore the Encampments

1:30 PM - Code-Breaking and Letter Writing

2:30 PM - Afternoon Drill and Kid’s Drill, Soldier’s Mail Call

For mom and dad: Local authors will be signing copies of their books inside the Rector House all day. Pick up a copy, learn about their latest projects, and get a head start on holiday or back to school shopping!