Wednesday, August 18, 2010

"Manhattan Days of Old" Activities to be held at the Baker-Koren Round Barn Farm Park

The Manhattan Park District's Round Barn Farm Park will host Manhattan Days of Old and a Civil War reenactment Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th, 20, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.  Admission is 5:00 per adult and $2.00 for children age 12 and under.

Events will include: 150 infantry, calvary and artillery re-enactors portraying the Battle of Shilo, music, displays regarding Civil War medicine, kids' activities, and handmade soaps for purchase.

According to the Manhattan Park District: "This Family Friendly event will take you back in time with our Civil War re-enactors' camp, the sounds of an 1860's band, old time photography, 1857-1860 period baseball game, children's activities, and interactive demos such as candle making, honey, pottery, and much more."

The Baker-Koren Round Barn: