Skip to main content
Enter search terms below.

Civil War Living History Weekend

May 20th, 2023 - May 21st, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road , Mumford NY
Phone: (585)-538-6822
Price: Admission prices vary

Join us as we step beyond the battlefield and onto the homefront to connect with the people, stories, and ideas that link Genesee Country Village & Museum to America’s greatest conflict – the Civil War. GCV&M’s costumed historic interpreters, tradespeople, and special guests – including Civil War scholars and experts – will present exciting experiences steeped in the details of history relevant to New York State and the Genesee Valley region in the 1860s – and the impacts that continue to reverberate in modern life. 

President Abraham Lincoln – portrayed by internationally known historical interpreter Fritz Klein

Frederick Douglass – portrayed by Rochester’s own David Shakes

Cheyney McKnight and members of Not Your Momma’s History

Marvin-Alonzo Greer and members of the Hannibal Guards (military living historians)

Rochester-area military living historians

…and more coming soon – check back!

Learn more:

View all Events View all May Events