150-year Civil War Train Wreck Commemoration

Shohola Railroad & Historical Society
Join us in commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Shohola Civil War Train Wreck! This is a free event for the entire family!

Friday evening, July 11, 2014
Civil War reenactors will be setting up camp at Rohman Park. The public is welcome to go down & sit around the campfire.

Saturday, July 12, 2014
11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony.
Civil War Re-enactors will be at Rohman Park in Shohola.
Stage Coach “Hiawatha” will be on display.
Entertainment and Hourly Events. Living history throughout the day.

Escaped Confederate prisoners from the famous Shohola Train Wreck will be wandering around and hiding throughout the town of Shohola. You never know where they may be captured! Maybe in Rohmans, maybe in the woods!

An authentic Civil War cannon will be going off, as well as live encampments, a hospital tent.

Limited amount of Ham Dinners will be served at 5 p.m.
$10 for adults/$5 for children.

Sunday, July 13
1:00 p.m. Commemoration Ceremony of the Train Wreck for those lost in the wreck will be held at the Old Barryville Congregational Church on Rt. 97 in Barryville, NY. (Parking is at McKean Realty.)

A walk to the actual train wreck site is immediately following.

On Saturday a bus will be shuttling visitors from 10am until 7pm! Limited parking is available at Rohman Park. There will also be parking at the Shohola Fire House, St. Jacobi Church, and the Shohola Municipal Building.

Shohola Railroad & Historical Society.
128 Rt. 434, Shohola Falls, PA 18458
Opened Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information or tickets to dinner on Saturday, contact
Martha, 570-296-2304.

[Information taken from Shohola Railroad & Historical Society’s Facebook page.]

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