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Old Bedford Village Registration for Labor Day, 2021
Old Bedford Village Registration for Labor Day, 2021

Old Bedford Village Registration for Labor Day, 2021

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Registration for the Living history event at Old Bedford Village on Labor Day (Saturday September 4 & Sunday September 5th)

NOTE: New Village Rules require an event waiver to be on file before the event begins. These waivers may be found at: http://www.thebuttonbaron.com/bedford/application.pdf
or at www.johnzaharas.com - click on mail in registration.
Please print and mail to: 336 Baltimore St. Gettysburg, PA 17325
We apologize for any inconvenience. 


Walk in Friday before 5.
DO NOT DRIVE INTO THE VILLAGE BEFORE 5pm FRIDAY.

Further information at johnzaharias.com
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   PENNSYLVANIA UNION SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS ENCAMPMENT

A FUND RAISER FOR OLD BEDFORD VILLAGE

 

“DEFENDING THE HOMEFRONT 1863”

LABOR DAY WEEKEND, SEPTEMBER 4 - 5, 2021 (Saturday and Sunday)

BEDFORD, PENNSYLVANIA

 

RULES FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

Guidelines are a combination of Old Bedford Village’s Rules and those of the Event Staff.

A ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST AGREE TO THESE RULES IN ORDER TO ATTEND

      

A REGISTRATION FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE BUT ARE TRANSFERABLE

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION IN ADVANCE

 

A UPON ARRIVAL AT THE VILLAGE PLEASE PROCEED TO THE JAIL,

BUILDING #27 TO REGISTER AND TO PICK UP YOUR  ID CARD .

                                             

1. Vehicle License Plate Numbers required on participant’s registration forms.

2. Participants must submit the signed waiver with registration  as required by Village.

3. Participants will be issued an  “I.D.” Card to be carried on their person at all times.

THIS ID CARD IS ALSO THE MILITARY MEAL TICKET.

 

NO VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE VILLAGE BEFORE 5:15pm FRIDAY.

 

4.       VEHICLES MUST BE OUT OF THE VILLAGE BY 11:00PM FRIDAY EVENING.

NO VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE VILLAGE SATURDAY EVENING

VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE VILLAGE AFTER 5:15PM SUNDAY

5. All Military participants will have their weapons inspected by their company commander.

6. PARTICIPANTS INTERPRETING HOUSES MUST BE OPEN AT 9:00AM SAT./SUN.

   Participants will present themselves in a Circa 1862 manner that is appropriate in public.

   Avoid discussions of modern politics and any anti-Union or anti- Lincoln speech.

 7. No consumption of alcohol on the property.

 8. NO SMOKING in any of the Village Buildings or on front steps or porches.

 9. 12:00 MIDNIGHT is “ALL QUIET” in Camps and CURFEW in the Village.

10. Period Eyeglasses are required for participants who wear corrective lenses.

11.  No Mountain Man Chairs or folding  lodge chairs.  Period Chairs such as antique plank, boot

       jack, folding  chairs, or wooden folding camp stools only.

12.  No Stainless Steel cups, boilers, or plates.

13.  No Enamelware or any kind.

14.  No modern cooking utensils, including pots and pans.

15.  No modern dishes, cups, or glassware. No plastic or galvanized tin wash pans or tubs.

16.  No Railroad Lanterns or other types of Kerosene Lamps.

17.  Chamber sticks with glass globes or tin and/or wooden candle lanterns only.

18. Fire Extinguishers Required in all Military, and Civilian wall tents,  subject to Inspection.      Know the location of the Fire Extiguishers in the  building you occupy.

19. PARTICIPANTS WILL STAY IN PERIOD CLOTHING, AFTER VILLAGE HOURS.    

20. Washing of dishes, pots and pans in the Village’s Public Restroom is Strictly Prohibited.      21. Participants will bag their own trash and take it to the designated dumpsters only.

22.  NO SIDE ARMS TO BE CARRIED BY CIVILIANS.

23. POSITIVELY NO LIVE ROUNDS OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED IN THE VILLAGE.

NO LOADED “RIGHT TO CARRY” FIREARMS ARE ALLOWED IN THE VILLAGE.

24. Children will be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.

 

 

 

U.S. ARMY INFANTRY CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS, CIRCA 1862

1.  Government Issue Forage Cap.

2.  Issue Sack Coat.

3.  US Army issue shoes/bootees

4.  Sky Blue Infantry pattern trousers.

5.  Army Issue or Civilian Shirt

6.  Period Socks, cream or other natural colors.

7.  Period Suspenders- no all elastic, sheet metal clips or modern designs.

8.  U.S. Issue Waist Belt with U.S. Oval Brass lead-filled buckle

9.  U.S. Issue Cap Box M1850 or Shield front.

10.  U.S. Issue Cartridge Box M1857 or M1861 with sling and plates.

11. Bayonet Scabbard, U.S. Issue, two rivet pattern or Enfield.

 

RIFLED MUSKETS ALLOWED FOR 1862

1. Enfield M1853 .577 Caliber  

2. U.S. Springfield M1861 or Colt Contract .58 Caliber

 

                                        MILITARY CAMP EQUIPAGE FOR 1862

1. “A” Tents for Enlisted men and N.C.O’s.

2. Wall Tents for Officers only.

3.  Officers are required to have Fire Extinguishers in their tents.

4.  Camp chairs, beds, and camp furnishings to be period correct.

 

                                           CAMPFIRE AND HEARTH RULES

1. Only one cook fire will be allowed in the military camp.

    No fire pits are allowed anywhere else in the Village.

2. Open Hearth cooking is only allowed in houses designated by the Village.

3. Cook fires and hearth fires are not to be left unattended.

3. Cooks are responsible for clean up and returning unused firewood

 

 

CIVILIAN GUIDELINES

 

WOMEN’S DRESS AND ATTIRE

1. Women’s one-piece day dresses should be made from natural fibers with appropriate prints.

2. Period underpinnings to include at the minimum, hoop or corded petticoat.

3. Young girls must be dressed age appropriate with proper underpinnings at all times.

    No thin white bleached or unbleached muslin or sheer fabric skirts may be worn

    by young or little girls under any circumstances.

4. Ladies head coverings when outdoors to include:  Slat Bonnet, Corded Bonnet, Fashion

    Bonnet, Straw Hat, Lace Day Cap, fine ribbon hair net, or knitted hood.  No Yarn “snoods”.

5. Hair should be styled neatly in a period hair style.

6. No modern make up or nail polish.   If you have tattoos, please kindly cover them. Please

     remove modern facial piercings while in period dress, with the exception  of earrings.

7. Period footwear and stockings are required to be worn. No sneakers, open-toed shoes, sandals

     or flip flops to be worn while in period dress.

8.  No Haversacks should be carried by women

9.  POSITIVELY NO SPECIALTY OR WOMEN OF THE EVENING IMPRESSIONS.

 

GENTLEMEN’S DRESS AND ATTIRE

1.  Appropriate men’s clothing that is professional and age appropriate, i.e..: for Businessmen,

     Laborers, farmers, hired hands or  storekeepers.

2.  Appropriate Sack or Frock Coats, Wool, and Linen with proper buttons.

3.  Pattern Correct Vests, such as shawl-collar style.

     No Post War “Gambler’s Vests” with reflective fabric will be allowed.

4.  Trousers of appropriate style and fabric, wool or linen.

5.  Civilian men’s shirts, drop sleeve, pullover or pleated front.

6.  Period suspenders only.  No elastic suspenders with sheet metal clips.

7.  Period correct shoes only.

 8.  Hair worn as close to period correct in style, length, and part.

9.  Period correct headgear,  Top Hat, Bowler, Pork Pie,  Slouch, Straw, or Mechanic Hat.

     Positively  no western style cowboy hats.

10. Little boys must not be dressed in U.S. Military Clothing.

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