CLARK — The Dr. Wm. Robinson Museum will host the fourth annual Living History Weekend featuring the Civil War on June 2 and 3.
The 2nd Rhode Island, Company D, the 7th Virginia Calvary, Company A and the 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry will help bring history to life from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sunday.
There will be a special candlelight tour on Saturday night from 8:30-10 p.m. During the candlelight tour you can see the campsites of the soldiers and tour the Robinson house by candlelight.
On Saturday and Sunday there will be a Civil War reenactment battle between the North and the South. Battles will take place at Esposito Park, located down the street from the museum. At the museum there will be demonstrations in Civil War dancing, Civil War camp life, weapons drills, Maritime history, chair caning, hatbox and bandbox decorating, rug making and everyone is welcome to talk to all the re-enactors.
The museum will be open for tours all day, the gift shop is open and refreshments will be sold. This event is free, but donations are welcome. On street parking is available and the event is held rain or shine. For more information and time schedule, visit www.DrRobinsonMuseum.org.
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