Best Bets: Reflections of the Civil War

Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14


See the Civil War era spring to life as Union and Confederate forces go to battle. Meet President Lincoln and Annie Wittenmyer, first president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union. Experience the sensory explosion of roaring canons, infantry drills and artillery demonstrations. Camp closes to the public at 4 p.m. Saturday, but reopens for music from 7 to 9 p.m., followed by a cannon night fire. Return Sunday for church at 9 a.m., followed by more re-enactment action.

Reflections of the Civil War

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday (7/13) and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (7/14), Seminole Valley Farm Museum, 1400 Seminole Valley Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids; $5, free ages 12 and under; Seminolevalleyfarmmuseum.net/reflections-of-the-civil-war.html

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