The Civil War Encampment

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00am

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As part of the Town's Sesquicentennial Celebration, Historian Bill Styple is hosting a Living History Event at the site of the former New Jersey Home for Disabled Soldiers & Sailors in Kearny which operated from 1887 to 1932 and housed thousands of veterans from the Civil War. The site is the present-day location of Veteran's Field and the Kearny American Legion and VFW Posts on Belgrove Drive. The event includes lectures and walking tours of the site.

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