Civil War Days at Strathearn Historical Park in Simi Valley


From a Facebook event at:

Civil War Days at Strathearn Park Coming SOON!

February 2 – 3, 2019
Saturday 10am – 4pm Sunday 10am -3pm

Step back with us to another place and time, when President Lincoln could take a break from his Washington duties to give a speech on the steps of our Strathearn House, Here, costumed civilians, as well as soldiers from the north and south stand ready in their camps, eager to tell their stories to the passing visitor. Sergeants drill groups of local boys and girls curious to experience military life. Skirmishes, as well as artillery, infantry and cavalry demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend.

Food for purchase will be available from Ventura BBQ Co. and Cocteles la Princesa

Entrance fees are as follows;
$7 for adults
$3 for children from 5 to 12 -- 4 and under free
$5 Active/retired military with ID

$5 advance tickets available online at:

Participant Information
Participation fee $5 for all military and civilian participants.
Re-enactors planning to camp on site must have a confirmation from the Civilian coordinator or Civil War Coordinator (see contact information below) due to limited space at the site.

All vendors/sutlers, historical displays,etc. must contact and receive a confirmation from Civil War Days chairperson (Linda Bosley) due to limited space at the site.

Civil War Coordinator (military related groups/individuals) – John Billinger
Civilian coordinator (civilian groups/individuals) – Lana Lily
Vendors/sutlers/displays/event questions – Linda Bosley –

Participants and vendors can set up after 12 noon on Friday, February 1, 2019

Dinner and dance is planned for participants on Saturday night
Hotel discount information:

Participants - The Grand Vista Hotel in Simi Valley is offering the special rate of $79+tax per night on February 1&2, 2019. Contact number (805) 583-2000.

***Please give code 3594 for the special $79 rate***

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