CarriageTowneNews.com, Kingston, NH

April 25, 2013

Civil War Saturday


Carriage Towne News

---- — HAMPTON - A free event titled, Civil War Saturday, will be held on the Tuck Museum grounds on Sat., April 27, from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m., featuring living history presenters to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.

Demonstrations, exhibits, children’s activities and a Quilt Raffle will take place. Authentic letters of Lieutenant Simon Lamprey along with his trunk, his sword, sash and the wooden headboard from the Virginia cemetery where he was first buried in 1864 will be displayed. The afternoon will end with a homestyle Bean Supper for $5.00

A new soft cover book, written by Eleanor Becotte, “Answering the Call: Hampton N.H. in the American Civil War 1861-1865”, will be offered for sale for $15.00.

More information is available at http://www.hamptonhistoricalsociety.org, or call the Tuck Museum 40 Park Ave, Hampton, at (603)929-0781 or Elly at (603) 601-2064