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PHOTOS: A Civil War Thanksgiving

Civil_War_at_Cherry_Hill_Park_2Ashley Beavers, performing as Miss Amanda Chappell, shows children how to play Civil War-era games at Cherry Hill Farmhouse during A Civil War Thanksgiving 1863. The event, presented by The Victorian Society at Falls Church, The Falls Church Historical Commission, and The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department, was held Saturday afternoon at the farmhouse. Guests were invited to travel back in time to witness Civil War soldiers being invited into the house for a Thanksgiving meal. About 150 visitors interacted with actors portraying different Civil War-era characters and learned about the travel, dress and technology of the time. More photos inside.

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Ashley Beavers, performing as Miss Amanda Chappell, shows children how to play Civil War-era games at Cherry Hill Farmhouse during A Civil War Thanksgiving 1863. The event, presented by The Victorian Society at Falls Church, The Falls Church Historical Commission, and The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department, was held Saturday afternoon at the farmhouse. Guests were invited to travel back in time to witness Civil War soldiers being invited into the house for a Thanksgiving meal. About 150 visitors interacted with actors portraying different Civil War-era characters and learned about the travel, dress and technology of the time. More photos inside. Photos by Kenny Bowen, News-Press.

 

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