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Living History, Civil War – The Battle of Fort Myers

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until February 28, 2021

Reenactments, camps, speakers, music, great food, museum buildings open, docents, traditional crafters, and more!

Public, private schools, homeschool groups, or individual families welcome. You must have a student with you to attend this educational event.
Step back in time, this day will consist of self-guided tours for public, private, and home school students. Students pass through a series of living history stations that reveal different aspects of the Civil War and life during the 1860’s. Some of the stations may include, but will not be limited to the following:
◾Re-enactors in period dress/uniforms and in character
◾Encampments (Federal-Confederate)
◾Live music demonstrations of time period songs
◾Medical Hospital Units
◾Calvary Units
◾Food preferences and preparation, supplies, daily activities
◾Narrations by re-enactor soldiers about why they fight for the cause
◾Explanations about the different types of cannons and side arms
◾Blacksmith and wood wright demonstrations
◾All museum buildings open with tour guides, including the 1860’s Overstreet House
Food items, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase, cash only, no credit cards.
Field Trip day ONLY – You may also bring your lunch and picnic on the grounds. Please dress for the weather.
*Museum common areas will be sanitized throughout the event. Please protect yourself & others from COVID-19: Wear a face mask inside buildings, use your hand sanitizer/wash hands frequently, and social distance! If you are sick, please stay home!
Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday, February 27 & 28, 2021, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
Pre-Registration: (Credit card required to register online)

Cost: Admission will be $5 per person (students and chaperones) pre-registration required. Children under 5 are free

Please call (352)567-0262 or email if you have any issues.


February 27
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
15602 Pioneer Road,
Dade City, FL 33523 United States
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