Living History: Civil War Weekend

Saturday, June 9, 11:00 am–4:00 pm
New-York Historical Society (70 Central Park West at 77th Street)
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
50% off with this link

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day, first celebrated in recognition of the American Civil War,with Living Historians from Company H, 119th New York State Volunteer Infantry and the 69th New York State Volunteers Historical Association, troops of Civil War reenactors. Discover 19th-century military uniforms, learn a military drill, or explore some of their fascinating gear up close. Also check out the awesome, interactive Children’s Museum in the basement.

Also on Sunday.

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Eats & Treats: Feast on antipasti, artisanal pastas and paninis ar Caffe Storico, the museum's classy but kid-friendly eatery. Get burgers and shakes at Shake Shack down the block.

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