Hearthside - The House That Love Built

THE CIVIL WAR RETURNS TO CHASE FARM ON SEPT. 12-13, 2009


The fields of Chase Farm, next door to Hearthside, will be filled with soldiers, horses, blasts of musketry and cannons, and the smell of campfires once again as the Civil War returns to Lincoln on September 12-13 th . This battle re-enactment and living history is a signature event for Hearthside, and a favorite among re-enactors throughout New England , as well as with the spectators from around the state who come to experience the re-creation of this important time in our nation's history.

The Battle at Chase Farm is presented by the Friends of Hearthside, the Town of Lincoln , the New England Brigade and the Liberty Greys. In addition to the daily battle scenarios, the event will feature hundreds of re-enactors, a field hospital with real-life medics demonstrating 19 th century medical techniques, artillery demonstrations and a civilian camp. The re-enactors, dressed in authentic period clothing, will provide history lessons of the late 19 th century for the entire family. Special events will be held at Hearthside throughout the weekend. Further details and a schedule of activities will be available as the event draws closer.

Re-enactors with questions or wishing to register for the event may do so by contacting Joe Pereira at 617-877-6134 ( JoePereira@aol.com ) by August 28 th . Mounted troops registration and early registration is $8.00. After August 28 th , registration is $10. Children under 12 are free. For more information, visit http://necwevents.tripod.com

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