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  • Winter 1864 - 20-24 February 2008

    Date(s): 20-24 February 2008 (Wednesday evening to Sunday midday)
    Event Name: "Winter 1864" 2008
    Location: Newfane Historical Society, West Creek Road/Ide Road site, northeastern Niagara County, New York
    Host (Site Owner): Town of Newfane Historical Society
    Sponsor: 151st New York Memorial Regiment of the Potomac Legion
    Discussion Format: Event website/Yahoo Group:
    Contact, Federal: Scott Schotz of the 151st at, (716) 795-9577. Alternate Contact: Kevin O'Beirne,
    Contact, Confederate: N/A. This is “Federal, infantry-only” event.
    Civilian: Limited numbers of civilian portrayals available. All slots are full.
    Website: Event website/Yahoo Group:
    Comments: See below.
    Event Point of Contact: See Federal POC, above.
    Event Type: Semi-immersion winter quarters event.
    Impression(s): 151st New York Cos. H and K, in winter quarters at John Minor Bott's Farm near Brandy Station, Virginia, February 18-22, 1864.
    Preservation: None.
    Registration: Registration is open! Registration fee: $25 dollars plus a $10 security deposit which be refunded to each registrant immediately upon completion of the event; deposit refunded to everyone who arrives by 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and stays to the end of the event. Total fee: $35, which includes cooked meals from Thursday breakfast through Sunday breakfast.
    Notes: This semi-immersion winter quarters event provides truly unique living history experience. W64 2008 will be a FOUR-DAY event, from Wednesday PM (arrive onsite as early as noon) through Sunday morning. This event provides a slice-of-winter-quarters life for approximately 80 participants all quartered in reproduction winter hutments, including auxiliary buildings such as a guard house, cookhouse, commissioned officer quarters, and other structures. Participants are organized into two infantry companies, plus limited civilian participation portraying laundresses and possibly other impressions.
    Last edited by Charles Heath; 10-30-2007, 11:38 AM. Reason: Revised event template info as of 22 Oct 07, per Kevin.
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    Re: Winter 1864 - 20-24 February 2008

    For basic info that would usually go in a tacked thread, see this: