Siege of Washington Living History Weekend | April 12-14, 2013

April 3, 2013

Sesquicentennial of the Siege of Washington


Washington, NC will host a living history weekend to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Siege of Washington.  Included in the weekend will be: guided walking tours, period reenactors, lectures, and more.


For more information, call 1-800-999-3857 or visit


Schedule of Events


Friday, April 12

5 pm. ~ Reenactors

8 pm. ~ Ghost Walk Guided Tour


Saturday, April 13

1 pm. ~ Southside High School Band Performance ~ Festival Park

2:30 pm. ~ Phoenix Society Lecture ~ NC Estuarium
The Phoenix Historical Society will be presenting the story of "Big Bob" and arming of refugees from enslavement during the Siege of Washington, NC., on Saturday, April 13, 2103 at 2:30-3:30 pm at the NC. Estuarium, E. Water Street in Washington, NC. as part of the city's "Living History" weekend commemorating the 150th anniversary of the siege.


TBD ~ Underground Railroad Walking Tour

All Day ~ Contraband Camp

All Day ~ Reenactors ~ Festival Park



Sunday, April 14








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