civil war

Mystic Seaport

The Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission
& Mystic Seaport

The Hunt for the Australia
A Civil War Adventure

Saturday & Sunday
July 18-19, 2015
9 am--5 pm

Join us for one of the final Civil War encampments of the 150th Anniversary Commemoration. Enjoy two action-packed days as military and civilian reenactors fill the Seaport with the sounds, sights, and history of a bygone era.

There is no other event like it New England!

Watch as soldiers prepare for battle and cannons roar. Speak with reenactors, see the amazing displays, and attend outstanding talks on Civil War history.

Civil War Scavenger Adventure: The Hunt for the Australia -- fun for the whole family, prizes -- can you learn the secret history of a Confederate blockade runner?


Learn more!  Downloadable pdf version here.

For more information visit

Reenactor registration packet; download here.

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