Tickets are now available for the Civil War Weekend, a fundraiser for The Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage, which will be held on August 11 and 12 at D.A. Collins’ Ballard Road property in Wilton.
This official bicentennial celebration event of the Town of Wilton will include dozens of Civil War era reenactors. Camp life, infantry, artillery, cavalry drills, battles, and firing demonstrations will bring the period to life. The Iron Jacks, 77th NY Regimental Balladeers, and Veterans in the New Field will provide musical performances during the weekend. Children’s activities, book signings, military artifact displays, food and vendors will offer a weekend full of learning for all ages.
Admission is $10 each day for ages 13 and up; entry is free for children 12 and under and active duty military with id cards. Paid tickets include a complimentary admission pass to Grant Cottage for use during the 2018 season. Tickets may be purchased online.
For more information, call (518) 584-4353 or click here.
Photo of Blue Armed Riders reenactors provided by Champlain Valley Historical Reenactors.