The 2011 Civil War Living History Weekend, the sixth sponsored by the
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall (their
Civil War Museum in
Carnegie, Pennsylvania), will be the biggest yet as the 150th anniversary of the war continues on Saturday...
"It's a special year," said library director Diane Klinefelter. "The library is 110 years old, plus the anniversary of the Civil War."
"Some organizations are tapping private sources of money. Diane Klinefelter, director of the
Andrew Carnegie Free Library in Carnegie, said the Massey Charitable Trust of Bridgeville is providing the funding for a full schedule of events April 30 at the library and for nearby Carnegie Park's Civil War living history weekend, expanded this year because of the anniversary.
"The library is home to a rare Civil War veterans meeting room known as the
Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153 of the Grand Army of the Republic, which has been fully restored."
"Our American Cousin" Theater
Commemorating the 135th
of the Assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln
The Weekend of April 14, 15, & 16, 2000(the weekend before Easter
American Cousin, the historic play during which
President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated,
performed on the weekend of --
Friday, April 14, 2000 - 8:00 p.m.(EDST)
Saturday, April 15, 2000 - 8:00 p.m.(EDST)
Sunday, April 16, 2000 - 2:00 p.m.(EDST)
To benefit artifact restoration in the Captain Thomas Espy Post Number
153, Grand Army of the Republic,
the Civil War Museum of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library.
Civil War events all weekend long!!!