Live battle reenactments are on Saturday at 4 pm and Sunday at 1 pm. Highlights of the event include historical talks and demonstrations, including topics such as women’s fashion, Mrs. Lincoln, medical practices, cooking, and songs related to the 1860s period.
For children, there is a muster drill, scavenger hunt and games in the historic schoolhouse.
Fort Tribute is not a historic fort, but a Civil-War era historical interpretive center. SLPEM volunteers will have food available for purchase; SLCHA and SLPEM will have gift shops set up on site.
The event takes place Saturday, July 29, from 9 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, July 30, 9 am to 1 pm, at Fort Tribute, on the grounds of the St. Lawrence Power and Equipment
Museum (SLPEM), Madrid. It is co-hosted by the St. Lawrence County Historical Association (SLCHA).
Admission is $5 for adults, free for those 12 and under, and $15 per vehicle (max).
Photo: Laini Amaritnant of Jamesville, NY, is a civilian reenactor for the Camp Laundry.