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MYSTIC SEAPORT
Civil War Naval Encampment

June 1-2, 2013

Event Schedule at a Glance

 Saturday ~ June 1                                                                                
  • 9:00 AM                      Seaport opens to the public

  • 9:00-5:00 PM              Camps open, Naval and infantry demonstrations ongoing

  • 9:00-5:00 PM              CSS Hunley Exhibit on roadway to Henry B. DuPont
                                       Preservation Shipyard

  • 10:15 AM                    Artillery Demonstration at the Waterfront between Oyster
                                       House and Lobster Shack

  • 9:15-10:45 AM           Infantry Drill & Firing

  • 11:00 AM                    Historian Bill Peterson presents “Mystic Built”: Ships and
                                       Shipyards of the Mystic River at the Greenmanville Church
                                       (49 on Mystic map)

  • 11:15-11:30 AM          Military Dress Parade through the Village Green

  • 12:15 PM                    Artillery Demonstration at the Waterfront between Oyster
                                       House and Lobster Shack

  • 1:00 PM                      Furloughed soldiers arrive aboard SS Sabino at Sabino
                                       Dock and march to welcoming speeches at South Green
                                       Bandstand by Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of the Navy
                                       Gideon Welles and Connecticut’s Governor William
                                       Buckingham.

  • 2:00 PM                     Dr. Nick Bellantoni, Connecticut State Archaeologist,
                                       presents “The Mystery of Confederate Submarine CSS
                                       Hunley” at the Greenmanville Church (49 on Mystic map)
  • 3:00 PM                      Chuck Veit, Navy & Marine Living History  
                                       Association, presents “How the Navy Won the War” at
                                       the Greenmanville Church (49 on Mystic map)
  • 3:15 PM                      Artillery Demonstration at the Waterfront between Oyster
                                       House and Lobster Shack

  • 5:00 PM                      Seaport closes to public
 Sunday ~ June 2
 
  • 9:00 AM                      Seaport opens to public

  • 9:00-5:00 PM              Camps open, Naval and infantry demonstrations ongoing

  • 9:00-5:00 PM              CSS Hunley Exhibit

  • 10:15 AM                    Artillery Demonstration at the Waterfront between Oyster
                                       House and Lobster Shack

  • 10:30-11:00 AM         Naval Commemoration Ceremony at Middle Wharf (27 on
                                       Mystic map)

  • 11 AM                         Dr. Richard Zuczek, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, presents
                                      “Naval Ironclads: Showdown between the Monitor and
                                        Merrimack” at the Greenmanville Church (49 on Mystic
                                       map)
  • 1:00 PM                      Furloughed soldiers arrive aboard SS Sabino at Sabino
                                       Dock and march to welcoming speeches at South Green
                                       Bandstand by Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of the Navy
                                       Gideon Welles and Connecticut’s Governor William
                                       Buckingham.

  • 2:00 PM                      Geoff McLean, The Navy & Marine Living History
                                       Association, presents “The Night the Confederacy Was
                                       Lost” at the Greenmanville Church (49 on Mystic map)
  • 2:15 PM                      Artillery Demonstration at the Waterfront between Oyster
                                       House and Lobster Shack

  • 3:00 PM                      Dr. Glenn Gordinier, Mystic Seaport, presents
                                       “Connecticut, the Civil War, and the Sea” (49 on Mystic
                                       map)

  • 3:15 PM                      Artillery Demonstration at the Waterfront between Oyster
                                       House and Lobster Shack                 

  • 5:00 PM                      Seaport closes to public

 


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