Friday, August 7, 2009

Civil War Weekend at Governors Island this weekend 8/8 and 8/9

They will be a full day of actives on both days from 10:30am to 4:00pm

This is only Saturday schedule:

Cannon Demonstrations: 11:30, 1:30, 3:30 (Please meet at the soldiers’ camp)

Introduce yourself to officers, their wives and prisoners inside Fort Jay and

soldiers and a laundress at the Civil War camp.

Meet Confederate Prisoners and their Union Guards at Castle Williams.

Governors Island Music School performances throughout the historic district.

45-min walking tours with a National Park Ranger :25 after the hour from 10:25

AM to 3:25 PM starting at the top of the hill at Soisson’s Dock.

To see more information click on link:

For directions and ferry schedule:
See left side of screen for link to Visit the Island.

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