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Experience 1860’s Union Army Post life during Angel Island Civil War Days

Angel Island State Park invites you to experience a slice of island life as it was during the Civil War...

Angel Island State Park invites you to experience a slice of island life as it was during the Civil War…

Angel Island State Park invites you to “step back in time” and experience a slice of life on Angel Island with the recreation of an 1860’s Union Army post during the Civil War on:

Saturday, June 13, 2015:

 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 Sunday, June 14, 2015:

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Angel Island Civil War Days:  Visitors to Camp Reynolds can become recruits to the Union Army and try their hand at baking army bread, meeting an Army Surveyor (Mapmaker), learning the marching drill, and other soldierly skills.

Visitors to Camp Reynolds during Angel Island Civil War Days can become recruits to the Union Army and try their hand at baking army bread, meeting an Army Surveyor (Mapmaker), learning the marching drill, and other soldierly skills.

Captain Maggie encourages everyone to take part in this free event taking place at Camp Reynolds located on Angel Island State Park offering the public a rare opportunity to experience Angel Island State Park’s “living history” through live demonstrations and activities the whole family will enjoy such as:

  • Witness exciting mock battles between Union and Confederate forces by historic re-enactors and park volunteers on the parade ground at 12:30 p.m. both days; with a bonus battle on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 2 p.m.

  • Experience Cannon firings and Camp Reynolds tours throughout the day

  • Meet the ladies working in the camp kitchen and take in the aroma of bread baking

  • Show your support for the Union Army by coloring your own flag to take home!

  • Visitors to Camp Reynolds can become “recruits” to the Union Army with the opportunity to bake bread in the camp kitchen!

Angel Island - Tiburon Ferry dock is located at 21 Main Street in the storybook town of Tiburon, California.

Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry dock is located at 21 Main Street in the storybook town of Tiburon, California.

Getting there:  Hop on Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry’s hourly ferry to Angel Island State Park via Tiburon, California.

Click here for directions and parking info.

Angel Island Ferry runs 7 days a week with weekend service to Angel Island State Park 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Click here for access to current Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry Schedule.

For more information contact the park at (415) 435-5390.  For ferry information from Tiburon, California contact Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry Company, (415) 435-2131.

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