Columbus Horse and Carriage Festival

Here are some of the highlights for the 15th & 16th:

 

Saturday, June 15th

 

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  • 10am & 2pm: General Grant and his wife, Julia, speak about their lives at the Friends of the State Historical Society booth

     

    Noon:  President Lincoln, General Grant and Governor Lewis arrive by horse drawn carriage at the arena

     

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    3:00 p.m.: 1st Brigade Band plays at the encampment. Picture opportunity with President Lincoln, General Grant and the soldiers at the encampment.

     

    5pm: parade

     

    8:00-11:00 p.m. Dance to the music of the 1st Brigade Band – Ticket price: $10/person

     
     
     

    Sunday, June 16th:walcott_fashion

     

    Noon: President Lincoln and General Grant visit encampment.

     

    1p.m: Civil War Fashion Show

     

    Tell us in the comment section what you are looking forward to the most!

     

    Complete schedule of event here

     

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2 Responses to “Columbus Horse and Carriage Festival”

  1. Very nice website ! : )

  2. admin says:

    Thank you, Faye! We’re working on it! (Sadly, History fanatics aren’t always very good “techies”)

    And any suggestions would be welcomed too!

    Glad you enjoy it – come visit again as “things happen” ~ you never know what “magic” hands-on history geeks can perform.

    Laura
    Pres. FWHS

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