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Sharpsburg Heritage Festival

August 14, 1997

Events are in Sharpsburg. There will be free shuttle buses between Sharpsburg and the battlefield every half hour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 12

all day - re-enactors and sutlers establish campsaround town; visitors are welcome to tour the camps.

4 p.m. - walking tour of Sharpsburg, starts at information booth in Town Square

5 to 8 p.m. - artisans and craft vendors set up around town

7:30 p.m. - Appalachian Songs by Jim Brown and the Choir, St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

Saturday, Sept. 13

10 a.m. - 2nd Maryland Fifes and Drums, Town Square

Lecture: "Civil War Bugle Calls" by George Rabbi, Sharpsburg Trinity Lutheran Church

10:30 a.m. - Lecture: "A Taste of the 1860s" by Carol Anderson, Town Hall

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11 a.m. - Amoskeag Players Minstrel Show, Town Square

lecture: "The True Story of Civil War Medicine" by Burt Kummerow, Sharpsburg Trinity Lutheran Church

noon - March for Remembrance, Main Street

1 to 5 p.m. - jousting tournament Sharpsburg Elementary School

1 p.m. - Concert: Wildcat Regiment Band, Town Square

Show: Captain Leghorn's Showboat, family events tent

Lecture: "Music of the Civil War," by Dr. Wesley Hanson, Sharpsburg Trinity Lutheran Church

2 p.m. - festival auction, Town Square

Concert: Robert Ewart, Scottish bagpiper, family events tent

Lecture: "How to Trace Your Civil War Ancestors," by Dr. John Hare, Sharpsburg Trinity Lutheran Church

Lecture "Children's Clothing of the Civil War," Town Hall

3 p.m. - concert, 2nd Maryland Fifes and Drums, Town Square

135th anniversary service, St. Paul's Episcopal Church

"Women of the Battlefield" and quilt display, Christ Reformed Church

3:30 p.m. - Sally Mummery as Mary Todd Lincoln

4 p.m. - Rohrersville Band, Town Square

5 p.m. - turkey dinner, serving until 7:30 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church

7:30 p.m. - Alley Walk through Sharpsburg: A step back in time (led by 2nd Maryland Fifes and Drums), Town Square

Sunday, Sept. 14

10 a.m. - Ecumenical Church Service, Christ Reformed Church

Concert: Amoskeag Players, Town Square

11 a.m. - Concert: Robert Ewart, Scottish bagpiper, Town Square

noon - Lecture: "Children's Clothing of the Civil War," by Juanita Laisch, Town Hall

Lecture: Ted Alexander "Sharpsburg on the Colonial Frontier," Sharpsburg Trinity Lutheran Church

concert: Amoskeag Players, Town Square

1 p.m. - Concert: Wildcat Regiment Band, Town Square

Show: Dr. Mudd's Medicine Show, family events tent

1:30 p.m. - Lecture: "A Taste of the 1860s," Town Hall

2 p.m. - Concert: 2nd Maryland Fifes and Drums, Town Square

concert: "For the Irish Brigade" by Jack Staley, Christ Reformed Church

lecture: "How to Trace Your Civil War Ancestors" by Dr. John Hare, Sharpsburg Trinity Lutheran Church

2:45 p.m. - Sharpsburg citizenship ceremony, Town Square

3 p.m. - "Grand Patriotic Concert" by the U.S. Marine Corps Band, Town Square

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