[ July 18, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Visit the James A. Garfield National Historic Site for a Civil War Encampment with Union and Confederate soldiers, firing drills, marching, and an artillery gun crew. Music by Camp Chase Fife and Drums (Saturday only). Meet President Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General Grant, and Frederick Douglass. Mini-militia for children. Free admission!
[ September 10, 2011 11:00 am to September 11, 2011 4:00 pm. ] All are welcome to a Civil War encampment with Union, Confederate, and civilian reenactors in authentic camp sites at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Programs hourly including firing drills, parade, children’s militia and play area. Garfield home open will be open for tours. Sutlers shall be on site with food available. There will also be […]
The James A. Garfield National Historic Site would like to announce two special Civil War exhibits starting in June!
Diorama of the Battle of Chickamauga
June 1- Sept 30, 2010
James A. Garfield NHS is proud to host a grittily realistic diorama of the Civil War battle of Chickamauga, by far the most well-known engagement in […]
[ July 31, 2010; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. August 1, 2010; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] To commemorate the Civil War service of General James A. Garfield, an encampment will be held at the site in Mentor, OH, July 31 through August 1, 2010. In addition to honoring General Garfield, the event will serve as prelude to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Though primarily remembered as the 20th President […]
[ February 6, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. February 13, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. February 20, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. February 27, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] The staff of James A. Garfield NHS invites kids of all ages to the site for a special kids’ tour of the Garfield home every Saturday. Kids 15 and under are free; parents/guardians/older siblings subject to regular $5.00/person entry fee. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Every Saturday at 12 p.m.
James A. Garfield National Historic Site