Save the Date: Peterboro Civil War Weekend is June 8 and 9

A unit of 12th Regiment U.S. Infantry, Co. A, the military host of the 21st Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend, assembles on the green.

Visitors at the 21st annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend can walk in the civilian camps and observe domestic fashions, daily duties, and recreational activities.

Historic exhibits and demonstrations at the annual […]

Civil War Weekend Observes Sesquicentennial

(Peterboro, NY – June 2012) The 20th annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend has finalized the Sesquicentennial 2012 program schedule for June 9 and 10. Activities include a children’s area, Civil War authors, Civil War Heritage Foundation, Civil War round tables, demonstrators, domestic encampment, food concessions, Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark; military Civil […]

Learn about Madison County’s Culture and Heritage


By Dot Willsey

(Madison County, NY – June 2012) The public was introduced Saturday evening May 19 to Madison County’s cultural and heritage sites, and to the observance of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a series of concerts leading up to the 20th Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend on June […]

Heritage Season Opens with Birthday Party


Norman K. Dann, PhD, arranges materials behind Gerrit Smith’s Land Office for an Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend event. Dann, a Smith biographer, will present Gerrit Smith and the Civil War at Smith’s birthday party Saturday, March 3.

Children reenactors pose in front of General Store at an Annual Peterboro Civil […]