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Civil War Remembrance Concert Tonight

Civil War Remembrance Concert—TONIGHT Friday, October 5th 2012, 7–8:30 p.m. Join us at the beautiful, new Lincoln Middle School Theater, 164 Centennial Ave., Meriden CT. Tickets are $5 at the door. Park free in the school lot. The Civil War, … Continue reading

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Feeding an Army—The Foods Civil War Soldiers Ate

Dinner time at camp for officers and soldiers. The Challenge of Feeding an Army One of the biggest obstacles to tasty food was inexperience. Men of this time period had little knowledge of food preparation, a chore typically left to … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln in Meriden—again.

President Abe Lincoln, portrayed by Lewis Dube, will visit the Civil War Encampment in Meriden on Saturday, October 6, 2012, where he’ll be wandering around camp, hanging out with the troops and talking to visitors. Abraham Lincoln YouTube Release A … Continue reading

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History comes alive in 14 days at Meriden Civil War Encampment.

Meriden Civil War Encampment—Coming Soon! The banner is up, the concert programs are printed, the tee shirts are done too. The final details are falling into place as we are just two weeks away from the Meriden Civil War Encampment. … Continue reading

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Meriden Civil War Encampment on The Mayor’s Mic

Meriden Civil War Encampment to get air time on The Mayor’s Mic. Civil War Encampment planning committee members Marge Bucholz of the 2d Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery (SCVHA), and JoAnne Grabinski of the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association (QRWA), talk with … Continue reading

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Civil War Remembrance Concert – Friday October 5th

Civil War Remembrance Concert Friday, October 5th 2012, 7–8:30 p.m. Lincoln Middle School Theater, 164 Centennial Ave., Meriden CT Civil War era-appropriate music works and choral representing cultural aspects of the period will be presented by Meriden ArtsTrust, Inc. (MAT). … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Civil War Encampment needs volunteers

VOLUNTEERS WANTED:  Civil War Encampment in Meriden needs volunteers of high school age and up for two events: Civil War Remembrance Concert, Friday Oct. 5. Volunteers are needed from 6:30 till 9:00 pm at Lincoln Middle School Theater, 164 Centennial … Continue reading

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VENDORS WANTED: Civil War Encampment wants vendors

VENDORS WANTED:  The Meriden Civil War Encampment is seeking vendors for its Civil War Encampment event, Saturday, October 6, from 9 am to 3 pm at Dossin Beach Park at Hanover Pond, Oregon Road, Meriden CT. BE PART OF A … Continue reading

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Midsummer Celebration—a preview of Oct. 6 Civil War Encampment

The Quinnipiac River Watershed Association (QRWA) held its 2nd Annual Midsummer Celebration on July 22 at its Meriden headquarters on Oregon Road. The Midsummer Celebration invited everyone to enjoy the outdoors—a Butterfly & Bee Garden, a hike in the woods … Continue reading

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Connecticut and the Civil War online at CCSU site

The planning committee of Meriden’s Civil War Encampment is happy to announce our event listing on Connecticut’s premiere Civil War website:  Central Connecticut State University (CCSU): Civil War where you can also learn about Connecticut’s and your town’s involvement in … Continue reading

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