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Greenfield Village hosts Civil War Remembrance Weekend

Demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on experiences with authentic reenactors honor veterans this Memorial Day Weekend with a Civil War remembrance event.
Demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on experiences with authentic reenactors honor veterans this Memorial Day Weekend with a Civil War remembrance event.

DEARBORN, Mich. – Greenfield Village is celebrating Memorial Day Weekend with a Civil War reenactment.

As the 150th anniversary of the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Greenfield Village is immersing guests in the 1800s.

Camps, cavalry, and period music surround the entire weekend as hundreds of Union and Confederate reenactors present this pivotal time in American history.

The last day of the Civil War Remembrance in on Monday honoring the estimated 750,000 people who died in the Civil War.