Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Civil War Reenactment - Pittsfield, Pike County


June 4th and 5th, 2011
Pittsfield Lake
Pittsfield, Illinois

Meet President and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln
Visit Union and Confederate encampments
Observe artilery, cavalry, and infantry drills
Watch blacksmithing and embalming demonstrations
Visit period sutlers
Listen to music
Sample food from vendors
Take part in a scavenger hunt for children

Scheduled Events

Civil War battle reenactments on Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 1pm
Night cannon firing at 9pm Saturday night
A period wedding at noon on Saturday followed by a 1pm ladies' tea and wedding reception
1860s church service and memorial ceremony at 9am Sunday morning

No admission charged


  1. What a cute background you have!
    Did you take all of those reenactment photos?

    Following you from IHM Hop :)
    Brandii @

  2. found you on Bee Friendly Blog Hop. I am your newest follower because I thought your blog was pretty awesome =] Come check out my blog and follow back <3 Have a great weekend!

  3. What great photos! Thanks for stopping by Foto Friday Gertie. Believe it or not I used to sew for Mrs. Martin's Mercantile - have you heard of them for ladies civil war clothing? That seems like a life time ago. Thanks for sharing your photo : D

  4. I love these pictures. It makes one feel as if its taking place now. Very clear and realistic. Great pictures. Stopping by from Foto Friday.

  5. HI! I'm already a follower and am now an email subscriber via Feed Me Friday!

  6. Love the pictures. Would have been great to check out in person! Thank you for linking up to Footloose and Fancy Free!


  7. Oh, this would be such fun to see. The pictures are amazing!

    Have a great weekend,

  8. Hopped over to follow via email! Follow me too?

  9. Awesome pictures!!! Found you from the weekend blog hop and following you now! Would love a visit @

  10. Following you via Alexa Hop. hope you will follow me too @

  11. That looks like so much fun! I would love to go to something like that!

    I am following from the Alexa hop, thank you for joining!

  12. New follower from the blog hop.
    Hope you follow back.

  13. Hi this is Nicole from Colie’s Kitchen I just discovered your blog and wanted to drop by and say hi. I am now a new follower. I would love to have you stop by Colie’s Kitchen if you get a chance.

  14. I am stopping by from the Alexa Hop...sorry I am late.

  15. Oh, that was beautiful captures!

    found you via Thankful for Friends Thursday! Come and visit me sometime!

    your newest follower (Fickle)

  16. Super cute blog! I'm your newest follower from the Thursday hop! The Mommy Blog: Hope you'll visit us and follow back! :)


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