Join the Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage for a Bicentennial Celebration that brings the 1860’s back to life. Civil War Weekend promises to be an unforgettable trip back in time with Civil War reenactors, military artifact displays, ice cream, and more!
The U.S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site in Wilton, NY was the final home of Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th U.S. President and Civil War Commanding General of the U.S. Army. In honor of his legacy, the Friends of the Ulysses S. Grant Cottage will be hosting a Civil War Weekend packed with excitement. Some activities include:
- Civil War Era music by the 77th NY Regimental Balladeers, The Iron Jacks & Other Musicians
- Battle Scenarios
- Cavalry Drills
- Firing Demonstrations
- Food, Beverages, and Ice Cream
- And More Great Fun!
Experience history like never before at this Civil War Weekend Spectacle.
Date: August 11th & 12th
Location: D.A. Collins’ Ballard Road property in Wilton, NY
Admission Cost: $10 for individuals 13 and older, free for children and active duty military with I.D. Tickets may be purchased at www.grantcottage.org.