Fort De Soto Park
3500 Pinellas Bayway South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33715
10:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013
The 97th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Reenactment Regiment, in cooperation with the Pinellas County Parks Department., will host the 14th annual American Civil War Weekend Encampment and Historical Battle Re-enactment on February 22 - 24, 2013 at the Fort DeSoto Park located in Tierra Verde, on the Southern-most end of Pinellas County, Florida.
The civil war era camps will be open FREE to the public from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. each day. Participants will be depicting both Union and Confederate infantry, artillery, and civilian impressions. On Friday, February 22, 2013, the camps will be open for tours by pre-registered elementary school children from surrounding counties. On Saturday and Sunday, camps will be open to the public with ongoing events all day, climaxing with an historical battle re-enactment each afternoon at 1:30 pm. Other civil war activities will include period sutlers and vendors, artillery demonstrations, infantry drills, drum and fife music performances. Come join the fun!