Experience Jamestown’s Civil War Boot Camp


JAMESTOWN – The Fenton History Center will host the annual Camp Brown summer camp for 4th through 7th graders from July 30 – August 3. Camp Brown was Jamestown’s local Civil War boot camp.  Experience Camp Brown 151 years after the start of the Civil War.   Enlist for a week at Fenton History Center’s own Civil War boot camp.  Muster in on Monday, July 30th  to spend the week as a recruit in the 112th NYS Volunteer Infantry.  Camp Brown will be commanded by local Civil War re-enactors.  Students will learn drilling, tent building, and what life was like in and out of camp.

The cost is only $50 (plus $15 for equipment issued to NEW recruits).  Please register early.  Space is limited.

The Fenton History Center is located just south of the Washington St. bridge (Route 60 S).  Visit www.fentonhistorycenter.org or call 664-6256 for more information.