Gettysburg Remembrance Day

Saturday, November 18


An annual event held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary. A parade of Civil War living history groups begins at 1:00pm.

Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Address anniversary.

The annual event is sponsored by the Sons of Veterans Reserve, the Military Department of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. 

Military units and civilians interested in participating in the parade should contact Brig. Gen. Henry E. Shaw, Jr., Deputy Commander SVR by calling 740-369-3722 or email

Winter on the Home-front

Saturday, December 2 & Sunday, December 3

Location: Historic Speedwell, 333 Speedwell Ave., Morristown.

Learn what life was like on the home front during the Winter months of the Civil War. Visit the encampment of the 2nd NJ Brigade as they prepare for a holiday away from home. Enjoy a Civil War era Officer’s Ball with period music, costumes, and dance.  Create a craft to take home. 

Time: Saturday: 12 noon - 5 p.m.
               Sunday: 12 noon - 4 p.m.

Cost: $7 per adult, $6 per senior, $5 per child age 4 - 16, FREE per child under age 3. Cash or Check ONLY