Historic Charlton Park 2545 S Charlton Park Rd, Hastings, MI 49058, US
Step back in time and witness the dramatic events of the Civil War at the Charlton Park Civil War Muster. This event brings together hundreds of dedicated re-enactors who will depict Union Infantry, Confederate Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery units. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this pivotal period in American history as you explore the Military and Civilian Camps.
Visitors are encouraged to engage with the re-enactors, ask questions, and gain insights into the lives of soldiers and civilians during the Civil War era. Take a stroll through the meticulously recreated camps, where you can witness everyday activities, interact with historical figures, and learn about the challenges faced by those on both sides of the conflict.
Sutler Row offers a unique shopping experience, featuring merchants selling reproduction Civil War items. Browse through the tents, and perhaps find a special memento or artifact to take home. Additionally, parlor games and military demonstrations will keep you entertained throughout the event, providing a deeper understanding of the tactics and strategies employed during this tumultuous time in our nation's history.
The battle re-enactments are the highlight of the Charlton Park Civil War Muster. Experience the intensity and chaos of the battlefield as Union and Confederate forces clash in epic engagements. Spectators are advised to bring blankets, ear protection, and lawn chairs for comfortable seating during the battles. Be prepared to witness the impressive spectacle and gain a renewed appreciation for the sacrifices made by those who fought during the Civil War.
Admission to the Charlton Park Civil War Muster is $5.00 for adults, while children 12 and under can enter for free. It is an affordable opportunity for families and history enthusiasts to witness history come alive in a dynamic and engaging way.
Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Civil War era. Mark your calendars, and join us at Charlton Park for an unforgettable experience. Gain a new perspective on this transformative period in American history and pay homage to the bravery and resilience of those who lived through the Civil War.