In conjunction with Rail Fest in North Platte, NE, there will be Civil War activities. The theme for 2010 cemetery tour is Civil War Treasures Cemetery Tour, sponsored by the North Platte Public Library Foundation. In addition there will be a Civil War Re-Enactment and Demonstrations. What a fun filled weekend this will be! Tickets can be purchased at the North Platte Public Library, 4th & Vine in North Platte. They are $10 for adults 16 and older; children free with accompanying adult ticket purchase. At the event they are $15 for adults 16 and older; children free with accompanying adult ticket purchase. These are the events:
Thursday - September 16, 2010 7 to 9 p.m. Non-walking tour presentation
North Platte Community College, south campus on State Farm Road
Sunday - September 19, 2010 1 to 5 p.m. Walking Tour at North Platte Cemetery
Saturday - September 18, 2010 1 to 5 p.m. Civil War Re-Enactment and Demonstrations
Gettysburg, The First Day
Lincoln County Historical Museum, 2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave.
ticket to cemetery tour gets free admission to the re-enactment
Come to North Platte for a glimpse of the Civil War past! It should be a fun filled weekend.