July 29 & 30, 10-4, Civil War Event at Newfield

Saturday & Sunday, July 29 & 30, 10-4. Civil War Event at Newfield.

  • 6th of Maine Battery– Re-enactors group that performs the tasks of a artillery battery: loading and firing a Parrot rifle (cannon). The battery will also be camping out for at least two nights, and there will be an encampment and camp life demonstrated.
  • A suttler’s tent village will be set up with “civilians” in period dress.
  • Blacksmithing
  • Minet ball making
  • Out door Cooking
  • Woodworking
  • Carousel Rides @ 10:30, 12:30, & 2:30
  • The Durgin House, Tom Flagg Smithy (with blacksmith), Durgin Barn, Hands-On History Building ( with cooking), Haying Shed, Schoolhouse, Carriage House, Granary, Print Shop ( the printer will be there), and Trafton House are open.
  • Hands-On History For Kids: Medical Triage with bandaging
  • Hands-On History For Kids: Make Secret Coding Wheels
  • And more…