Civil War Sesquicentennial Remembrance Weekend

Friday, August 1

  • Open House Reception 5:30 7 p.m. with guest author, Jacqueline F. Hurlbut, ‘Patriot Heart’

Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave. (public welcome)

  • Free Film, ‘Safe Harbor’ Underground Railroad, Friday at 11 a.m.,

Warren Public Library, 205 Market St. – Slater Room

Saturday, August 2

  • Civil War Living History Encampments, open to the public, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Clemons Park, Gen. Joseph Warren Park and Warren County Historical Society lawn

  • Civil War Surgeon Demonstrations Warren County Historical Society 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Flying Turtle Tavern Clemons Park – 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.
  • Cannon Demonstrations at10 and 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.

by Cushing’s / Taylor’s Battery – Betts Park

  • ‘Safe Harbor’ Underground Railroad, Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.,

Slater Room, Warren Public Library

  • Author, Jacqueline F. Hurlbut, ‘Patriot Heart’ book signing, noon, Warren Public Library
  • Forts of the Civil War display, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Struthers Library Theatre, 302 W. Third Ave. Friends Room

  • Guest Speaker, Author, John D. Ferry, ‘Servants of the Wind,’ 10:30 a.m. Struthers Library Theatre
  • Guest Speaker, Col. Strong Vincent portrayal by Tom Hansen, 12:30 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre
  • Free Film ‘Gettysburg,’ 1:30 p.m. (5.5 hrs), Struthers Library Theatre
  • Celtic Creek, Music of the Civil War, 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 300 Market St.
  • Candlelight Ghost Walk, 9 p.m. Meet in front of the Struthers Library Theatre

(Includes a visit to a Civil War Surgeon’s Tent)

Sunday, August 3

  • Civil War Living History Encampments, open to the public, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Clemons Park, Gen. Joseph Warren Park and Warren County Historical Society lawn

  • Civil War Surgeon Demonstrations Warren County Historical Society 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Flying Turtle Tavern Clemons Park – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Forts of the Civil War display – 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Struthers Library Theatre Friends Room

  • Civil War Scavenger Hunt 11 a.m., Soldiers and Sailors Park
  • Guest Speaker, Author, Jacqueline F. Hurlbut, ‘Patriots Heart’ 1:30 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre
  • Conneaut Creek String Band 2-4:30 p.m., Soldiers and Sailors Park

(if chance of rain Struthers Library Theatre)

  • Civil War Soldier Memorial Service 3:30 p.m.

Soldiers and Sailors Park (if chance of rain Struthers Library Theatre)

Month of August — Civil War Exhibit Warren County Historical Society

Month of August — Book Browse on Civil War in PA etc. at Warren Public Library

Month of August — Window Display at Warren Public Library- Warren Co. Civil War Soldiers

Sponsors Warren County Historical Society, Struthers Library Theatre, Warren Public Library, Times Observer, Winans

Insurance, Community Foundation of Warren County, Whirley Drinkworks!, Gray Enterprises, Northwest Savings Bank