FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2008
Contact: K.E. Schwab
Civil War buffs to re-enact Christmas at SRU's OId Stone House
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Old Stone House will host "A Civil War Christmas" re-enactment of what it was like for families during the war. The program will be presented 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 13 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Butler County landmark.
The free program will highlight traditions, music and culture of the 19th-century.
Civil War soldiers, their wives and children, who have studied the era's history, will be part of the holiday celebration.
The Old Stone House is located at the intersections of routes 8, 173 and 528, 12 miles north of Butler.
For more information, call 724.738.4964.
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