The Civil War Ball is an immersive experience unique to this historical era. Reenactors dress in authentic Civil War blue and gray oftentimes in their finest officer attire, and elegant women in ball gowns swish through the venue, as well as, civilians in period bonnets, dresses and hoops, shoes and jewelry. The event features living history Presenters embodying historical personas educating us with unrecognized Civil War contributions. Attendees may have the opportunity to meet reenactors portraying Presidents Lincoln and Davis, Doug Hullet famous Civil War Author, dance to vintage 73rd OVI brass band as they perform polkas, waltzes and reels. The Federal Rebels musicians entertain in late afternoon with Civil War campfire songs. Yes, we have free pre-ball dance lessons and our caller will instruct and preview every dance prior. Other highlights include a Civil War Fashion Show of clothing styles, pastimes and handicrafts to simply convey a sense of everyday life of this period in history. Our tin-type photographer captures the essence of the era through period-accurate photos. This is an opportunity to engage with history and create lasting memories.
Date and Time: February 17, 2024 - February 17, 2024
Location: , Sheraton Suites, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio