Abe Lincoln and friends happily invite you to our annual


NOT FOUND: gibson ranch.jpgCome participate in the 1860's: tour Civilian, Yankee
and Confederate Camps, enjoy music, food, battle re-enactments
(complete with cannon fire), interact with living history


May 20th, 2011

Friday May, 20th is our School Program which includes 90 minutes of first person commentary from our NCWA volunteer re-enactors.

Students rotate through five informational stations that may include artillery, medical, infantry, generals, civilian or cavalry.

Reservation times are: 9:30 or 11:00
Program open to fifth grade through high school.

E-mail dawn@gibson-ranch.com to reserve your school. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

$6.00 per person (teachers at no cost),
Payment due May 2, 2011, any unpaid reservations will be canceled May 2, 2011; your reservation is not guaranteed until full payment is received.

Registration beginning February 1, 2011. This program is limited to one date per year only, and available to 1125 area students, therefore it will fill quickly on a first come first served basis.

*Please do not make a reservation for more students than are going to be attending. Also, please be sure to have transportation for your group available before making a reservation.

May 21st and 22nd, 2011

General Admission: $6/each
Kids (9 and under): FREE
PARKING: $5/car

Living History Camps Open:
· 10:00am – 6:30pm Sat
· 9:00am – 3:00pm Sun

Battle Re-Enactments:
· 1:00pm and 5:30pm Sat
· 11:00am and 2:00pm Sun

This year's events include:
· A Civil War Clothing Demonstration
· A Horsemanship Demonstration
· FREE Guided Camp Tours
· A May Day Celebration
· A "Searching for the Dead" Scenario

Walk through living history camps and talk to re-enactors true to the period of the 1860's.

Buy a hoop skirt and some lemonade and sit back and watch the canons fire back and forth. Fun and learning for the whole family!