Fee-free weekend, encampment at Appomattox NHP

Published 11:50 am Thursday, April 14, 2016

This weekend is fee-free admission weekend at Appomattox National Historical Park and also features the annual encampment. 

Throughout the weekend there will be infantry and artillery firing demonstrations, stacking of the arms, and a luminary event on Saturday at sunset featuring 4600 lights to honor emancipated slaves and the Civil War Ball from 7- 9:30 p.m. with live period music by Farm Use String Band. 

For reservations to the ball, email info1865foundation@gmail.com; for detailed information on weekend events, visit: www.nps.gov/apco/planyourvisit/calendar.htm. 

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