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Civil War Weekend


  • DA Collins 269 Ballard Road Wilton, NY I-87 Northway Exit 16 (map)
 Civil War soldiers will camp on the D.A. Collins property near Northway Exit 16.

Civil War soldiers will camp on the D.A. Collins property near Northway Exit 16.

This inaugural event will include dozens of Civil War era reenactors. Camp life, infantry, artillery, cavalry drills battles and firing demonstrations will bring the period to life. Musical performances, children's activities, authors, military artifact displays, food and vendors will provide a weekend full of learning and excitement for all ages!  Admission $10 each day for ages 13 and up, free for children 12 and under. 

Tickets are available at the gate!

The event will be held at D.A. Collins, 269 Ballard Road in Wilton, rain or shine. For the safety of our reenactors, no pets, alcohol or coolers are allowed on site. 

 August 11th & 12th a hundred authentic living historians will engage in mock battle scenarios with cannons, cavalry horses and realistic illustrations of life during the Civil War.

August 11th & 12th a hundred authentic living historians will engage in mock battle scenarios with cannons, cavalry horses and realistic illustrations of life during the Civil War.

Civil War Weekend Schedule
Sunday, August 12th: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
9:30 Period Church Service
10:30 Infantry Drill
11:00 Cavalry Demonstration
11:30 Artillery Demonstration
12:30 Civil War Fashion Show
1:00 Battle
2:00 Musical Performance by Veterans in the New Field

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The Civil War Weekend is made possible because of donations from the Town of Wilton, Scotty's, D.A. Collins, and Stewart's Shops. This project is supported with funding from the New York State Park and Trail Partnership Program (NYSPTPP) and New York’s Environmental Protection Fund. The NYSPTPP is administered by Parks & Trails New York, in partnership with the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. 

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