I sometimes picture my farm as a battlefield with troops of people struggling with nature in a hundred-year war.

Germans, Italians, Chinese and Japanese, Armenians, Filipinos, and Mexicans---their voices have sounded over this farm, their families have walked these rows . . .

~ David Mas Masumoto, Epitaph for a Peach

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2016 CWR Information

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2016 CWR Tentative Event Details


* Experience the clamor and valor of battle reenactments

* Take a living history tour through Union & Confederate Army camps and civilian camps

* Encounter period artists documenting military camp action

* Hear President Lincoln deliver the moving Gettysburg Address

* Visit period artisans  - weavers & spinners, lace makers, rifle maker, boat & broom     makers, blacksmiths and quilters - as they demonstrate the skills and arts of the Civil War era. 

* Converse with historic figures including Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis and Harriet Tubman 

* Watch historical entertainments

* Stomp your feet and slap your knee to the sound of fiddles and voices rising in song 

* Tour the historic Kearney Mansion (Separate entrance fee)

* Enjoy a nostalgic horse-drawn carriage ride

* Shop the Historical Society's Old Glory Mercantile for a commemorative 2016 Civil War Revisited event T-shirt, period memorabilia, books, toys & candy

* Visit the Kearney Mansion Carriage house and learn about period children's games and activities

* More food choices for 2016

* No scrip

* Cash accepted everywhere

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Camp Night at Civil War Revisited

Saturday, October 22

4:30PM - 10PM

Soldiers' Dinner

Dinner, Dessert, Live Music, and Dancing with the Reenactors

Includes Saturday event admission and parking

Click here to purchase tickets!


Soldiers' Dinner - Adult Menu - $22

One-Quarter Baked Chicken - Baked Cream Corn  

Barbecue Beans - Green Salad - Cornbread Muffin & Butter

 Sweet Tea or Lemonade in a Souvenir Jar

Peach Cobbler 

 

Soldiers' Dinner - Child Menu (12 and under) - $12 

Chicken Fingers – Mac & Cheese

Fresh Fruit – Peach Cobbler

 

Veranda Dining Experience Details to Come! 

 

        Event Admission 

Event Admission:  $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, 5 and under free. Free parking included!

Click here to purchase tickets!


Event tickets will also be available at the Event Entrance Area on the south side of Kearney Park on the day of the event. Separate entrance fee per day. Cash only, please.  


There will be an ATM on-site.

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Tentative 2016 CWR Event Schedule

(Subject to Change)

Saturday, October 22

  Event Hours: 10 AM - 10 PM

  Battle Reenactments - 1 PM & 5:00 PM


 Sunday, October 23

Event Hours: 10 AM - 3 PM

  Battle Reenactment - 1:30 PM


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Click HERE for more info


2016 Sponsorship Opportunities available now! 


Fresno Historical Society/Kearney Park, 7160 W Kearney Blvd, Fresno, CA 93706

Directions to venue 


Last Updated Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 08:12 PM.