Civil War Heritage Weekend

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August 11, 2013

10am-6pm.

Governors Island

Governors Island

All Ages

FREE

Event description: With the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the New York Draft Riots, living historians offer a glimpse of Civil War life as a solider with camp, musket and cannon firing demonstrations.

Address: 10 South St.
Governors Island, NY 10004
Phone: 212-440-2200
Website: govisland.com/html/home/home.shtml

About Governors Island


OUR MISSION:

THE FRIENDS OF GOVERNORS ISLAND IS THE INDEPENDENT NONPROFIT THAT SUPPORTS GOVERNORS ISLAND WITH VOLUNTEERS, FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY.

WHAT WE DO:

  • Work in partnership with the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service
  • Run the Island’s volunteer and membership programs
  • Raise money to supplement public funding for the Island
  • Act as the Island’s champion at City Hall and the nation’s capital





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