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National Historical Park Encampment – July 26-27

 

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Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: English Camp Parade Ground & Barracks
Admission: Free

Park staff, volunteers and re-enactors from throughout the Pacific Northwest and Canada recreate life on San Juan Island at mid-19th century.

Karen Haas will present “I Am Always on the Women’s Side – Civil War Vignettes” at 7 p.m., Friday, July 25 in the English Camp barracks.The major highlight of the weekend will culminate in the Candlelight Ball, scheduled at 8:00 p.m., in the English Camp, Royal Marine Barracks on Saturday, July 26. The public is invited to join in the dancing and refreshments that will include the traditional cake and punch. Music for contra dancing will be provided by the Pig War Band.

For more information about or participating in Encampment 2014, call Doug Halsey at (360) 378-2240, extension 2228 or e-mail him at douglas_halsey@nps.gov. All black powder demonstrations are done with blank cartridges on a controlled range under strict NPS safety standards.

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