1861 Civil War Picket Post - Old Bethpage Village Restoration



Date: 11/05/11
Hours: 10am-4pm
Ages: All
Price: $10; $7 children 5-12, senior citizens (60 and over), and volunteer firefighters, free children under five
Address:
1303 Round Swamp Road - 516-572-8400
Old Bethpage, NY 11804
www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks

Description: The 37th New York Volunteer Infantry camped at Pohick Church in northern Virginia and marched from its camp to ascertain the strength of the Confederate forces near Accotink Village. The Union soldiers will set out for a possible skirmish with the Southern army. This is not intended to be a battle.