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Join The Civil War Encampment At The Hermitage In Ho-Ho-Kus

Experience the the Civil War Encampment at The Hermitage in Ho-Ho-Kus.
Experience the the Civil War Encampment at The Hermitage in Ho-Ho-Kus. Photo Credit: Bill Carbone

HO-HO-KUS, N.J. -- Bring the family and join members of Company B, 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers as they stage a Civil War encampment at the Hermitage Museum on Saturday, Jan. 30 and Sunday Jan. 31.

The re-enactment will include pitched soldier tents and fire pits, live firing demonstrations of military rifles, as well as a mortar from the period. The event runs from 1-4 p.m.

A special Candlelight Camp Tour takes place from 6-7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30. Visitors will get a glimpse of soldiers' lives during evening camp. Card playing, letter-writing to loved ones, music sessions, and medical scenarios will be re-enacted by the volunteers.

Encampment admission is $7 per person, all ages. Candlelight Camp Tour admission is $5. Click here for more information , call 201-445-8311 or email info@thehermitage.org.

The museum is located at 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus.

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