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Civil War Encampment & Living History


  • Union Mills Homestead 3311 Littlestown Pike Westminster, MD, 21158 United States (map)

Book your stay to visit the Civil War Encampment & Living History at Union Mills Homestead.

Step back in time on the grounds of the historic Union Mills Homestead for a Civil War Encampment and Living History. Two days of special events commemorate Civil War history at the actual encampment sites used by J.E.B. Stuart’s Cavalry and Sykes’ Union V Corps.

Cavalry, Infantry, and Artillery drills, living history, and skirmishes as visitors get a front-row view of Civil War military forces and the effect on civilians at the Union Mills Homestead, where both Union and Confederate forces rested before the decisive battle at Gettysburg. The grounds will open both days at 9:00 a.m.

Admission to the park is $10 a car. Includes all the living history, reenactments, presentations, and walk-through tours of the house and mill.

On Saturday evening from 7-9 p.m. is a Civil War Dance. Admission for dance included with event parking.

Earlier Event: July 13
Westminster Pride Festival
Later Event: August 3
Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival