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Civil War Day: A Family Event in Penfield

When: Sat., April 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2014

There will be many fun and educational activities for the whole family! Activities will include Civil War artifacts to see and touch; a storytelling performance of “Children of the Civil War” by the Genesee Storytellers; letter-writing to soldiers along with examples of actual Civil War letters; re-enactors; bugle calls; flag signals; soldiers’ camp; meet and listen to “Louisa May Alcott” tell stories and make a Little Women craft; genealogy; guest speaker Dennis Bielewicz, author of Heroes in the Attic; lectures about first ladies of the Civil War, plants of the Civil War, and a travelogue of some Civil War sites; and much, much more!

Price: Free

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