The Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society is set to host a Great Civil War Beard & Hairdo Contest on Saturday, September 7th, beginning at noon, as part of the Homecoming of the 118th NY Adirondack Regiment Civil War Encampment.
Attendees are encouraged to grow and trim their beard or style their hair in a Civil War era style.
Prizes will include tin-type photographic portraits courtesy Glens Falls Art.
Photo of Civil War Beard and Hair Styles provided.
A version on this article first appeared on the Adirondack Almanack.