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Civil War Remembrance
May 28-30, 2016 (Open Saturday 'til 9pm)
A time to reflect. A time to celebrate.
Feel the Civil War come alive all around you as bustling camps, cavalry and period music enliven an entire weekend filled with reenacted events.

Before we immerse ourselves in summer pleasures, we stop to recall the 3 million people who fought in America’s Civil War and the estimated 750,000 people who died — the equivalent of 7.5 million dead today.

This year marks the sesquicentennial, the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, both in April 1865. The joy of the end of the war and the ensuing peace were quickly dampened by an assassin’s bullet at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., causing the nation to mourn.

This weekend in Greenfield Village, hundreds of Union and Confederate reenactors, civilians, musicians and historic presenters — all in period clothing — converge, eager to share their knowledge with you. There are dozens of opportunities to learn more about this pivotal time in American history: exhibits, presentations, battle tactics demonstration, hands-on activities and insights from historians.

Please join us in honoring the sacrifices and achievements of all those who bravely fought and continue to fight in defense of our great nation. The Henry Ford will participate in a national moment of silence at 3 pm Monday as signaled by the Armington & Sims shop whistle.
Your experience includes
  • Reenactors in Period Dress
  • Military Tactical Demonstrations
  • Recognition, Commemoration and Presentation
  • Live Music
  • Civil War Resource Center
  • Special Presentations
  • Historians’ Insights
  • Military and Civilian Camps
  • Hands-on Activities
  • Dramatic Presentations
  • Free with Greenfield Village Admission
Greenfield Village offers you the opportunity to learn about and challenge the many viewpoints of the Civil War period. Hear from both Union and Confederate soldiers along with the people on the home fronts as they present Civil War Remembrance.
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Admission free with Greenfield Village ticket


Seniors (age 62 & up) $23.50
Adults (age 13-61) $26
Youth (age 5-12) $19.50
Children 4 & under are free.

Parking is $6 per vehicle for non-members, free for members

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