Camp Floyd State Park is hosting a Civil War Encampment on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26 and 28, 2018. The event will allow visitors to experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston’s Army. See re-enactors drill and fire period muskets. Visit the graves of soldiers who died in the service of our country. Have your children learn military drill with a toy musket and wear a period uniform. Visit the camps of civilian and military re-enators and play period games. See artifacts from Camp Floyd from the time it was occupied (1858-1861) in our museum and tour the historic Stagecoach Inn which was in operation from 1858 to 1947. You can even visit a sutler’s tent and take a ride in a stagecoach (The stagecoach will only be available on Monday, May 28th from 1:00 until 3:00 pm). Come on out and join us for this family friendly event. The events will be conducted 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days.
All events are free of charge (except stagecoach rides $3 per person). Standard museum entrance fees of $3 per person or $9 per family still apply. Food concession will be available to purchase at the event.