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Friday, September 23, 2011

Civil War Days in Hermann Missouri: September 24-25, 2011

Civil War Days, September 24-25, is a living history event, highlighted byan encampment of the 5th Cavalry Regiment. Learn firsthand about everything from musket volleys to goober peas.
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Come join us for a weekend perfect for all generations!    Events to take place at Hermann Farm with encampment of confederate soldiers, artisans, craftsmen, displays and demonstrations and tours of the camps and historic barn and outbuildings.

The 5th Cavalry Regiment will encamp at the old grain elevator and along First Street and Gutenberg filling the East end of town with a living history spectacle.   Visitors can share in family friendly food and activities and learn firsthand about everything from musket volleys to hard tack and goober peas.  Yank and rebel reenactors on hand to bring history to life.   Come in costume and be part of the re-creation of America's past.  For information contact 573-486-FARM.

Lectures: Sons of Confederate Veterans and History of the Guerilla Fighters & Bushwhackers (times and topics to be announced)
Crafts Demonstrations - Children's Activities - Music Everywhere - Military Dress Ball - Graveside Dedication
Musical Highlights: The Ozark Hens, Booneslick Strings and Folk School of St Louis
  

Hermann Farm & Museum Commissioned 3 Hand Carved Civil War Eagles by woodcarver Vernon De Pauw for the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. The eagles will be on display at the Hermann Farm Stable and the central bay of the Hofgarten the weekend of the event. For more information about Hermann's Civil War Anniversary Commemoration contact Joan Treis at the Hermann Farm Office at 573-486-FARM.

Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25th from 10-4 both days.
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Hermann, Missouri
150th Commemoration
Schedule of Noteworthy Events,
Exhibits, Displays, Foods, Famous People,
Musical Interludes and Memorable Tours
To Delight and Inspire!
September 24th and 25th
10-4 Both Days Rain Or Shine
Contact Information:
Joan Treis at 314-853-0831
Sponsored by Hermann Farm & Museum

Saturday September 24th Events
8 AM Officer's Call - Rations Dispersed – Farm and Hofgarten 
10 AM Camps and Sutler Tents Open to the Public 
10-4 PM Hermann Farm Opens $5 per person admission at Entry – Under 12 Free 
10-4 Angela Desilva - First Person Narration as Slave Life During the 1860s– Hermann Farm: Times 10–10:15, 12-12:15, 2:-2:15 and 3:–3:15 Saturday in the Old Barn Loft 
10-4 Hofgarten Opens with Sutlers, Displays, Music and Food - Food and Beverage 
10-4 PM Encampments by 5th Cavalry and Turner Brigade at Old Grain Mill, Caboose Park 
10-4 PM Encampments at Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg 
10-4 PM Encampments at the Sugar Maples at the Hermann Farm 
10-4 PM Lead Pony Rides at the Hermann Farm 
10-4 PM Civil War Quilting Demonstration and Civil War Sampler Quilt at Hermann Farm First Floor of the old Teubner House – Quilter Karen Hollensteiner 
10-4 Meet Professor Farquar – A Man of Music, Mirth and Merriment – Strolling First St. 
10-4 Meet Harriett Beecher Stowe Portrayed by Rebecca Ruediger - Teubner House 
10-4 Lye Soap Making - Wash House at the Hermann Farm (Valerie Johnson) 
10-4 Folk Crafts - Cider House at the History Farm (Folk Artist Christine Cady) 
10-4 Wagon Works Open with Blacksmithing and Woodworking Demonstrations 
11-4 Gunsmith - Carl Hetzel at the Wagon Works 
10-4 Meet Ulysses S Grant and Julia Dent Grant - By Chance In Town or at Farm 
10-4 Abraham Lincoln at the Hofgarten at First and Gutenberg – By Chance 
10-4 Woodcarver - Vernon De Pauw at the Hofgarten at First and Gutenberg 
12-3 Music by the Ozark Hens in the Old Barn loft at the History Farm - North 2nd floor level. 
12-3 Music by the Booneslick Strings at the Wagon Works at the Hofgarten 
10-4 Seamstress Debbie Stephan at Stephan's Mercantile - Hofgarten 
10-4 Matthew Brady (Bill Fields) and Nurse Clara Barton (Louise Fields) - Exhibit at Hofgarten 
10-4 Civil War Diary Quilts by Sheri Hausman and Pat Hudson on Display at the Hofgarten 
10-4 Watkins Old Time Medicinals - The Apothecary at the Hofgarten 
10-4 Fresh Squeezed Lemonade at Hermann Farm (Casey and Erin Johnson) 
10-4 Union & Confederate Horses - At Hermann Stable, History Farm and Around Town 
10-4 Exhibit at History Farm/ Sons of Confederate Veterans - Flags and Weaponry 
10-4 Petting Farm at the Old Barn at Hermann Farm, Lower Stables 
11 AM Ladies Tea and Informal Fashion Show - Back Entry of Festhalle (Open to Public) 
1 PM Battle Reenactment - History Farm Hilltop 
4 PM Camps Closed to the Public 
7:00 PM Civil War Grand Ball with Live Music by The Camp Followers (Open to Public) (Dance with Caller)
Some Events May be Subject To Change
 
 
Sunday September 25th Events
Some of the Saturday events will carry over into Sunday.
8 AM Officer's Call - Rations Dispersed
10 AM Camps, Military Drills, and Sutler Tents Open to the Public
10-4 Hermann Farm Opens $5 per person admission
10 AM Old Time Church Service at the Hofgarten Courtyard – First & Gutenberg
11-4 Angela de Silva at the Hermann Farm, See Saturday Times for Performances
10:30 Bounty Dispersed – Eli McDonald as Captain Manwaring.
10 Encampments by 5th Cavalry and Turner Brigade at Old Grain Mill
10-4 Encampments at Sesquicentennial Park on Gutenberg
10-4 Encampments at the Sugar Maples at the Hermann Farm
10-4 Meet General Ulysses S Grant and Julia Dent Grant – Farm and First St.
10-4 Harriett Beecher Stowe at the Hermann Farm – Teubner House
10-4 Civil War Sampler Quilt at Hermann Farm - Teubner House Open
10-4 Lye Soap Making - Wash House at the History Farm (Valerie Johnson)
10-4 Cast Iron Cooking at the History Farm by the old Smoke House
10-4 Meet Roving Entertainer Professor Farquar – Merriment and Mirth!
10-4 Folk Crafts at the Cider House at the History Farm (Christine Cady)
10-4 Wagon Works Open with Blacksmithing and Woodworking, Gunsmithing
10-4 Fresh Squeezed Lemonade at Hermann Farm (Casey and Erin Johnson)
10-4 Union & Confederate Horses - Hermann Stable and Hermann Farm
10-4 Exhibit at History Farm/ Sons of Confederate Veterans - Flags and Weaponry
1 PM Battle Reenactment - History Farm Hilltop
4 PM Break Camps

Thank you for attending Hermann Farm’s 150th Commemoration of the Civil War.
We plan to host Civil War events each year at the Farm on the third weekend in September.
Visit www.HermannFarm.org for more news on Hermann Farm.
Email Joan Treis at Joan.Treis@HermannFarm.com or Elias.McDonald@HermannFarm.com
for information on the farm’s history and exciting future events being planned.



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