October 3-4, 2015
Saturday, October 3, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, October 4, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Take a trip back in time as our Common is transformed into a tableau of Union and Confederate soldiers’ tents, complete with famous dignitaries, canon, a blacksmith’s forge, period shopping, and a host of family activities including a special itinerary for American Girl doll Addy Walker. The Civil War Living History & Encampment on the Centre Common is free and open to the public. Activities will be held rain or shine. Reenactors click here for information and registration.
In addition to a Civil War Dance, the Civil War Living History & Encampment will feature:
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Saturday, September 26th
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bowditch Athletic and Cultural Complex
475 Union Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702
The Framingham History Center is attending the event as an exhibitor and we invite you to join us on this festive day! MetroFest is the MetroWest Visitors Bureau’s signature event showcasing the richness and diversity of the region’s music, arts, and culinary offerings, with a wide range of activities appealing to all ages. It truly is MetroBest!Read more >>
Click here for the Reenactor Registration Form.
We held a Civil War Encampment three years ago and it was very well received by reenactors. We saw large, enthusiastic crowds. The Encampment will take place on the Framingham Centre Common. Use 2 Oak Street, Framingham, MA for your GPS.Read more >>
Wednesdays through Saturdays
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Edgell Memorial Library
3 Oak Street, Framingham
Opened November 15, 2014 to the public, this exhibition will be open Wednesdays through Saturdays, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Edgell Memorial Library, 3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA 01701 through December 2015.
Free for members, $5 for non-members. Please stop on by for a wonderful docent or self-guided tour. Also on display for visitors to view is the permanent Civil War exhibit, “Framingham Remembers… the Civil War.”