The Northwest Civil War Council will present a full Civil War reenactment at The House On Metolius Meadow, Saturday and Sunday, May 19 & 20, 2018. The reenactment and living history camps include over 200 Civil War reenactors presenting living conditions and circumstances of 1863, as well as battle reenactments. This is the fifth Civil War living history event held at the site.
The House On Metolius, near camp Sherman, Oregon is a secluded mountain meadow with the Wild and Scenic Metolius River running through the private property. The beautiful mountain meadow setting offers over five acres of living history with reenactors and characters in period clothing and uniforms. Campsites, stores, engineering projects, medical and dental demonstrations, fashion and other activities of the era are displayed as well as Civil War artillery, infantry and cavalry.
Mock battles with cannons and muskets firing real black powder are scheduled for 11am and 3pm each day.