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American Civil War Weekend

The American Civil War Weekend Encampment and Historical Battle Reenactment at the Fort DeSoto Park located in Tierra Verde Florida takes place February 21 - 23, 2014. Hosted by Pinellas County Parks Department of Fort DeSoto Park, this event is held with the 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Reenactment Regiment.

The 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Re-enactment Regiment, in cooperation with the Pinellas County Parks Department and Fort DeSoto Park , will host an American Civil War Weekend Encampment and Historical Battle Reenactment at the Fort DeSoto Park located in Tierra Verde on the Southern-most tip of Pinellas County , Florida . Camps will be open FREE to the public from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. each day. Participants will be depicting both Union and Confederate infantry, artillery, and civilian impressions.

Historical Battle Reenactment at the fort De Soto Park

Join hundreds of spectators who visit Fort De Soto Park to see a Civil War Reenactment and Encampment. Many re-enactors, sutlers and horses will take part in the activities that include drills and a battle each day. You can visit both Union and Confederate camps which are set up as they were back in the Civil War era. A fun family event for all ages. There is a $5 admission fee charged to enter the park. The money does not go to the reenact ors, but is collected by Pinellas County for the park system.

Civil War Encampment at Fort De Soto Park, Tierra Verde