Admission is $4 per person (students and chaperones) if pre-registered and pre-paid. Admission will be $5 per person at the gate, (cash or check) if pre-registered and un-paid.Please make checks out to: Pioneer Florida Museum, P.O. Box 335, Dade City, FL 33526-0335, pay online: https://PayPal.Me/PioneerFloridaMuseum or call (352)567-0262 to pay over the phone.
Step back in time, this day will consist of self-guided tours for public, private, and home school students. Students pass through a series of living history stations that reveal different aspects of the Civil War and life during the 1860’s. Some of the stations may include, but will not be limited to the following:
◾Re-enactors in period dress/uniforms and in character ◾Encampments (Federal-Confederate) ◾Live music demonstrations of time period songs◾Medical Hospital Units◾Calvary Units◾Food preferences and preparation, supplies, daily activities ◾Narrations by re-enactor soldiers about why they fight for the cause ◾Explanations about the different types of cannons and side arms ◾Blacksmith and wood wright demonstrations◾All museum buildings open with tour guides, including the 1860's Overstreet House
Food items, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase, cash only, no credit cards. You may also bring your lunch and picnic on the grounds.
Lesson Plans - https://www.floridamemory.com/onlineclassroom/floridacivilwar/lessonplans/
Florida State Standards Addressed by this field trip include, but are not limited to:SS.4.A.5 - Crisis of the Union: Civil War and Reconstruction in FloridaSS.8.A.5 - Examine the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples.SS.912.A.2 - Understand the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War and Reconstruction and its effects on the American people.