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Benn’s Church in the Civil War: A Living History Weekend 2017

April 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am - April 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Civil War reenactors at Historic St. Luke’s in 2016.

Historic St. Luke’s presents a living history weekend complete with reenactors. Portrayals include  1861 – 62 Confederates of “Camp Ruffin” and 1864 Battle of Smithfield Union troops. A rare Civil War Coffee Wagon will be on display, which is on loan to Historic St. Luke’s by the Armed Services YMCA of Hampton Roads for the event. Blazin’ Goats BBQ Co. will also be present to serve some of their delicious food.

Reenactors at Historic St. Luke’s.

Schedule and More Information

Saturday, April 1st

  • 9:30am Site Opens
  • 12:30pm  Presentation on Early-War VA Uniforms and Equipment
  • 1:30pm Presentation on Carepackages Sent From Home
  • 2:30pm Presentation on The Battle of Smithfield  1864, by Jennifer England

Sunday, April 2nd

  • 1pm Site Opens
  • 1:30pm Presentation on Carepackages Sent From Home

Admission to the event is included in the price of our guided tour admission (see prevailing rates).

For more information and other inquiries please email us at contact@stlukesmuseum.org or call our Welcome Center and Gift Shop at 757-357-3367.


April 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am
April 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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St. Luke’s Historical Church & Musuem
14477 Benn's Church Blvd.
Smithfield, VA 23430 United States
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