Events: Navy and Marine Living History: The Blacksmith

Date:

Category: All events

Dates:

  • Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Organization: CSS Neuse State Historic Site and Governor Caswell Memorial

Location:
CSS Neuse State Historic Site and the Governor Caswell Memorial
2612 W. Vernon Ave.
Kinston, NC 28504

Contact:
Holly Brown
252-522-2091
cssneuse@ncdcr.gov
www.nchistoricsites.org/neuse
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Description:

A special presentation will depict the blacksmith’s role during the Civil War. There will also be several reenactors demonstrating many aspects of military and civilian life. Some of which will include: navigation techniques, small arms, steam engines, rope and knot work, cooking, spinning, weaving, dying and knitting. There will be sutlers/craftsmen at the program with items for sale to the general public. Artillery and infantry demonstrations will be held throughout both days.

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