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FORT STEVENS EVENT - HAMMOND, OR - SEPTEMBER 3-5, 2016

EVENT DETAILS

Location: Fort Stevens, Hammond, OR (map/directions)

Dates: September 3-5, 2016  (Saturday thru Monday)

Summary: The NCWC and the Friends of Old Fort Stevens will host their annual Battle Reenactment event over the Labor Day Weekend. This reenactment takes place in the historic area of the fort. Fort Stevens is the NCWC’s largest event, drawing reenactors from all over the West Coast, including Washington, California, Nevada, Idaho and Canada.

Admission: $20 per carload, plus a $5 day use fee (Saturday & Sunday)
                      Special rates for motorized and non-motorized bikes, and on-foot

Time
Day(s)
Event
Area

9:00 am
Daily
Event Opens to the Public
Daily
Battalion Dress Parades
Camps
9:30 am
Sunday
Church Service
North Of Museum
10:00 am
Monday
Fashions of the Civil War
Behind Museum


11:00 am
Sat/Sun
Morning Battle
(Camps closed during the battle)
Battlefield
Monday
Parlor Talk
Maryland Line Camp

Noon
Sat/Sun
Artillery Demonstration
Artillery Camp
Monday
Monday Battle
(Event closes after first battle on Monday)
Battlefield


12:30 pm
Sat/Sun
Union Medical Demonstration
Civilian Camp
Sat/Sun
Parlor Talk
Maryland Line Camp
Saturday
Court Martial
Union Camp




1:00 pm
Sat/Sun
Maryland Line Drill
Maryland Line Camp
Saturday
Calvary Demonstration
Union Cav Camp
Saturday
Music of the War Demonstration
Behind Museum
Sunday
Abraham Lincoln Speaks
Behind Museum
1:30 pm
Sat/Sun
Abraham Lincoln Speaks
Behind Museum
2:00 pm
Sat/Sun
Fashions of the Civil War
Behind Museum
3:00 pm
Sat/Sun
Afternoon Battle
(Camps closed during the battle)
Battlefield
4:30 pm
Sat/Sun
Camp Presentations
Throughout
the Camps
6:00 pm
Sat/Sun
Camps Close to the Public
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2016 SCHEDULE*

MAP

DIRECTIONS: (from visitftstevens.com/maps.htm)

If traveling north on Highway 101: Approximately 15 miles north of Seaside, Oregon, turn left on Harbor Drive. There is a stop light where Harbor Drive ties in with Highway 101. Following signs to Fort Stevens State Park, drive approximately 4.5 miles west to the 4-way stop. At the stop, proceed straight ahead into the Historic Area.

If traveling south on Highway 101: After leaving Astoria, Oregon and crossing the Youngs Bay bridge, watch for the stop light on Highway 101 where Harbor Drive intersects. Turn right and follow the above directions.

* tentative schedule, subject to change

Reenactor Info

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

PROMOTIONAL POSTER (in PDF format)

2016_Fort_Stevens_poster_v2.pdf

ADDITIONAL SPECTATOR INFO


REENACTOR INFO


Thanks!

Cindy Hilchey, Event Coordinator


MODERN CAMP INFO

Modern camp spaces are ONLY for CURRENT PAID MEMBERS of the NWCWC, WCWA or CCWS. Membership card and parking pass are required. There are a limited amount of Handicap spaces available. These are for CURRENT PAID MEMBERS ONLY as well. Membership card, parking pass and Handicap placard are required.

Only one family per campsite.

Please contact Cindy Hilchey at cindyk31775@gmail.com or 541-405-5787 (call/txt) to reserve your Modern camp site.

RV spaces are $25 for the 3 day weekend. Reminder there are no hooks ups for these sites.

Tent spaces are $20 for the 3 day weekend.

There are a limited amount of spaces. Checks made out to Northwest Civil War Council or NWCWC can be sent to the following address:

   PO BOX 67
    Eddyville, OR 97343