Meriden Civil War Encampment. Welcome!

Several area non-profit groups are working to produce Meriden’s Civil War Encampment, a Living History event to honor the 150th anniversary and recognize Meriden’s contribution to the 
war effort by focusing on social, economic and cultural practices during our country’s 
most turbulent time. We plan to have a spirited day filled with varied activities for all ages.

Stacked Arms at a previous encampment

Stacked Arms at a previous encampment. Photo courtesy of 2d Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery.

Save the Day!
Civil War Encampment
Saturday, October 6, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Dossin Beach Park
at Hanover Pond
Meriden, Connecticut

Welcome to our new blog. Over the coming months, this is where you’ll find the most current news about Encampment day; web pages outlining program schedules, travel directions and parking, and much more.

Financial support for this community event provided by the Meriden Foundation.
PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS:
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association, Meriden ArtsTrust, Inc., Meriden Historical Society and the 2d Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery.

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