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Huntington Beach Civil War Days

Take a Step 150 Years into the Past ... [masked]

The Huntington Beach Historical Society is proud to host the 20th annual Civil War Days Living History and Reenactment in Huntington Beach Central Park on the 150th anniversary of the War Between the States.

  • Visit "Reedsburg", the historic town of civilian folk to learn about daily life in the 19th century.
  • Stop by the Historical Society tent for refreshments and visit the many sutlers to find a historic souvenir.
  • Visit each army's camp to see the soldiers prepare for battle and rest up for the next fight.
  • Watch each of the two heated battles each day, each battle is followed either by a weapons demonstration or a pass and review of both armies in front of President Lincoln.
  • President Lincoln will now be giving his famous Gettysburg Address approx. 20 minutes after each battle.

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  • Roger E.


    I have just recovered from six weeks down with a pulled calf muscle. Don't push it. Stay off it until it is really all well again. It is not worth it to rush it and have a relapse.

    September 2, 2013

  • Corey H.

    This was a great photo opportunity. Thanks Paul

    September 1, 2013

  • Pradeep

    Hi.. I'm at the park. Where can I find you guys?


    August 31, 2013

    • Paul

      Along side of the battlefield look for a blue and white cooler with a meetup sign on it. ( about halfway down). We may not be there but help yourself to some water.

      August 31, 2013

  • Marcie G.

    Will attend if my new washer gets delivered early. If I can't make it Saturday I will go on Sunday.

    August 30, 2013

  • Judy2c

    Going on Sunday.

    1 · August 29, 2013

    • Roger E.

      I plan to arrive early Saturday and would like to get some pictures of the people gathered for breakfast.

      August 30, 2013

    • Roger E.

      I will be with Carol Evans. Please look for us.

      August 30, 2013

  • Connie

    I may be late as I have to work that day, but hope to get there at some point.

    July 1, 2013

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