June 13 & 14, 2015
150th Anniversary of the Release of the Prisoners of War at Point Lookout State Park
Saturday June 13, 2015: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday June 14, 2015: 11:am – 3:30pm
– Living History programs
– Infantry and Artillery Demonstrations
– Release of Prisoner of War Ceremony
A special Saturday evening program will feature Mr. Ross Kimmel, co-author of “I’m Busy Drawing Pictures”, the Civil War Art and Letters of Private John Jacob Omenhausser, prisoner of war at Point Lookout.
A Civil War Living History Program Presented by:
The Maryland Park Service, Department of Natural Resources and The Friends of Point Lookout located at historic Fort Lincoln, Point Lookout State Park, Scotland, Maryland
April 5, 2014
Fort Lincoln/Camp Hoffman/Point Lookout State Park is looking for volunteers to assist in 2014 Park Day, April 5, 2014 from 9:30am to 2:00pm. Part of a national campaign at Civil War sites across the nation, volunteers will meet at Point Lookout State PArk, 11175 Point Lookout Road, Scotland MD 20687 at 9:30am for general clean and maintenance at the Civil War facilities. The only tools needed are a good pair of work gloves and a willing spirit! 🙂 Light food and drinks (snacks/desserts) to be provided. After the working hours of this event, costumed interpreters will provide tours of the area and a weapons demonstration for all participants. (Weather Permitting!)
For more details, please contact Bob Crickenberger at 301-872-5688 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there!