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136th New York Volunteer Infantry "The Ironclads"

Venturing Crew 7136

SCHEDULE PAGE- NOW AVAILABLE

Allegany History Festival & Civil War Encampment September 27TH, 28TH and 29th, 2013

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Angelica Civil War Weekend

September  27th, 28th and 29th, 2013

Location:        Angelica, NY “A Town Where History Lives”

Date:               September 27-28-29, 2013

Sponsors:       136th NYVI, Co. K,  

                       The Angelica Merchants’ Association,

                         & Allegheny Highlands Council, BSA

Soldier Confed.
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You are cordially invited to attend the 2013 Angelica Civil War Weekend.  This is our ninth year hosting a Civil War living history event in Angelica, NY, and we are always adding additional activities.  All impressions of military and civilian reenactors and your scenarios are welcome.  A School Education Day will be held on Friday September 27, 9:00am to 2:00pm.  Volunteers are needed to man the stations and as guides for the school groups!

 

Advance registration is $7.00.  Deadline for advance registration is September 7th, 2013, and walk-ons will be $10.00.  Due to the loss of a local sponsor, we are forced to raise our participant fee by $2 this year, but you will still get your money’s worth!

 

Activities include lots of Living History, encampment, two battles including spectacular downtown street battle through the historic district each day.  A FREE Beef on Weck buffet supper will again be available Friday evening for all reenactors.  Ladies’ Tea, Period Dance with City Fiddle, and other events as well.  Activities including Living History, a parade, and multiple scenarios.  A full weekend of non-stop activities and living history!

 

Firewood and other usual amenities provided.  Sanitary facilities available throughout the reenactor areas.

Cannon Bounty paid for only the first 3 artillery pieces registered & taking field on each side.

Pre-registration required for bounty and other amenities.  

 

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Reenactor camps will be set up in the Historic District.

 

Modern camping (no hookups) available in separate area.  

Cooking

For information contact:

Terry Parker at (716) 498-2465 or email Crew7136@yahoo.com

Web site: http://www.136thny.com

 

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2013 ANGELICA CIVIL WAR WEEKEND

 

Dear Fellow Reenactor,

The Angelica Civil War Weekend began in 2004 as a program for the Allegheny Highlands Council Boy Scout fall camp-o-ree, and fsix years ago became a full fledged reenactment event. Any of the attendees from past years can tell you we host a fun event, and that the Angelica Community is substantially period-correct and VERY friendly to reenactors! 

A few years ago we left the fairgrounds and held the event entirely at locations throughout the circa 1806 Village of Angelica, with camps along Main Street in the historic District.  Feedback from all of you AND from the Village residents indicated this was a success.  The battles will again encompass both a street battle as we have had in the past and an open field battle.  The Boy Scouts will still be participating, and their camps will remain on the fairgrounds.  Many of the local community organizations will join in events to welcome the re-enactors, and in recreating the 1860’s.  Multiple scenarios throughout the period village are available for reenactors.  As always, we will have something new for you to try!

 

REGISTRATION & AMENITIES:  Registration fee is $7.00 per person for those 12 and older.  Children under 12 are free.  We apologize for raising the participant fee, but the local Merchant’s Association had to pull back their sponsorship this year.  There is still a FREE welcoming meal on Friday night, free good quality firewood, and sanitary facilities will be provided throughout the area of the camps.  We host one of the best Ladies’ Teas in the area on Saturday afternoon, and a dance with City Fiddle on Saturday night.  Pre-registration is required to obtain the food amenities.

BOUNTIES:  We offer bounties only for the first 3 artillery pieces registered and taking the field on each side.  Pre-registration is required, and the postmark date will determine eligibility. 

FOOD:  Friday 6:00pm until 9:00pm, a free supper will be available for all reenactors (please bring your own plates and utensils).  Local businesses will be offering meal specials and the local Conservation Club will again hold their famous All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast with real maple syrup on Sunday morning for reasonable price.

LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS & SCENARIOS:  We welcome any interested reenactors who may wish to help with the School Education Day on Friday the 27th 9:00am to 2:30pm, and the Boy Scout living history program on Saturday morning the 28th  9:00am to Noon.  Local schools are sending classes for the day on Friday, and the scouts will be learning about various aspects of the Civil War, and also holding their own battle on Saturday after the reenactor’s battle.  Anyone willing to help with the School Day or interpretive stations or the scout battle is welcome to join us.  Please note your availability for participation on the registration form or at Registration.  In addition, scenarios downtown in the village are also planned, and individuals willing to participate should note on the registration.

COME JOIN US FOR A GREAT WEEKEND IN HISTORIC ANGELICA, NY.

“A Town where History Lives”



COME JOIN US FOR A GREAT WEEKEND IN HISTORIC ANGELICA, NY.

Please read our guidelines and rules, and consider joining us. Necessary information and forms are below.

Reenactors are to download and review the following and complete as needed:

2013 EVENT RULES - PDF

2013 EVENT REGISTRATION - PDF

2013 EVENT REGISTRATION AND ALL INFORMATION IN WORD DOCUMENT

 

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