Visit historic Endview Plantation to learn about daily life for Civil War soldiers as well as life on the home front during a special weekend of programming. The schedule includes artillery demonstrations at 11:00 on Saturday and 1:00 on Sunday, cavalry demonstrations at 2:00 on Saturday and 12:00 on Sunday, and infantry demonstrations at 1:00 on Saturday and 2:00 on Sunday. Soldiers' camps will be open throughout each day and there will be civilian living history demonstrations adjacent to the historic house. Civil War summer camp counselors will also be on hand to answer questions about the children's summer camp sessions as well as offering those young and old the chance to practice marching like a soldier.
Event hours are 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday. Tours of the historic house will be offered every half-hour from 10:00 to 4:30 on Saturday and 12:00 to 4:30 on Sunday. Admission to all programs is included in the site's regular entrance fee, $8.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors ages 62 and over, and $6.00 for children ages 7-18. Endview Plantation is located at 362 Yorktown Road in Newport News, ten minutes from Yorktown and fifteen minutes from Colonial Williamsburg. Take I-64 to Exit 247. For more information call 757-887-1862 or visit www.endview.org.
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