The Living Civil War Mobile Museum

The Living Civil War Mobile Museum The Living Civil War Mobile Museum is a mobile museum being offered to school systems and home schooled children. We also will come to history events
we used to have a museum in harpers ferry koa we have now taken the museum and made it a mobile museum.

Tom and I used to have our museum in the Harpers Ferry KOA . We were told by management that we were no longer wanted there so we have decided to downsize the museum and make it a mobile museum . We will be available May to November. for both homes schools and public schools. We will also take the museum with us to Baltimore lIght Artillery reenactments

03/24/2019

It's just about time for the mobile museum to be on the road again .
We will be happy to come to your school whether it is public or private or an event with our civil war mobile museum . You can contact us through this site or by phone .

The Living Civil War Mobile Museum's cover photo
07/04/2018

The Living Civil War Mobile Museum's cover photo

Boy scout Troop 150 out of AllenTown PA
07/04/2018

Boy scout Troop 150 out of AllenTown PA

Our first living history event with the mobile museum. We were attending the Artillery ridge campground.
07/04/2018

Our first living history event with the mobile museum. We were attending the Artillery ridge campground.

08/04/2017

Tom and I will be Baltimore light Artillery this weekend celebrating wounded warriors weekend in gettysburg. We will have a small mobile museum. Please come by and see us.

The Living Civil War Mobile Museum's cover photo
03/21/2017

The Living Civil War Mobile Museum's cover photo

11/30/2016

Wanted to let all our facebook friends know , The management at the HArpers Ferry KOA said we were no longer wanted in the Campground so we had to leave. Tom and I are relocating the museum as a mobile museum. We will be available starting in May. We will deeply miss all the children and campers.

11/03/2016

We have turned the museum into a mobile museum . We were asked to leave the KOA at Harpers Ferry October 2016. We are looking forward to our new endeavors . Should you want us to attend an event you are having please contact us . We have kept our same email address and Facebook.
We will start the museum the first of the year.

10/28/2016

It is with great sadness that Tom and I need to announce we are no longer located at the Harpers Ferry KOA. We received a phone call today that we are not profitable for them and so therefor we needed to leave. We removed most things tonight from the museum. We were told we have two weeks to move our camper. I don't know the road God has before us but it can only be uphill. We want thank each and every person who has visited our museum over the years. We want to thank all of you who have donated items. If you want those back let us know if not be reassured one day we will find our special place and those things will go with us. Keep following us on facebook we will let you know where we relocate to. Please let your friends or any fellow campers know we didnot depart because we wanted too . Much love to you all. When God closes a window he opens a wide door.

10/25/2016

Well our season is coming to an end for another year. This weekend is our last weekend til next season. Tom and I would like to thank all of the campers who donated items to the museum and those who visited us while camping. We wish all of you a safe and happy holiday season. We will reopen on Mother's Day 2017 good lord willing. Please keep in touch with us through the winter.
We cherish each one of your friendships and pray that each of you have a wonderful winter . See you in the Spring.

Another wonderful year for our civil war weekend. Thanks Baltimore light artillery, 13th Virginia Company I , 2nd Maryla...
09/25/2016

Another wonderful year for our civil war weekend. Thanks Baltimore light artillery, 13th Virginia Company I , 2nd Maryland, South Mountain , 8 th Virginia for coming to our event. Thank you Jim Prentice , Bob O'Connor and Robert Jones for spending time with us. Diane Shockley and Shane Shockley for your help with Hay ride and Ken for helping me haul those cannons

Well it's happening our 8th annual civil war weekend sept 23-25 Here is the schedule   Please come join us. Make sure yo...
09/10/2016

Well it's happening our 8th annual civil war weekend sept 23-25
Here is the schedule Please come join us. Make sure you get your children registered either Friday evening or Saturday morning by 830 am
Friday evening 5:30-6:30
Register your children for Saturday events
7 pm -8pm.
Bob O'Connor. Speaker
Civil war medicine

All day Saturday events
Robert jones author /book signing
Jim prentice. Armory weapons
Jail for kids with cancer
Museum open til 3
Saturday schedule
7:30 -8:30
Children's registration for events
8-830
Breakfast with reenactors
9-9:30
Children's drills
9:30-10:15
Children's skirmish
10:45-11:30
Infantry skirmish
11:30-12:00
2nd Maryland women's presentation
1:00-1:45
Tactile battle with cannons
3:00-4:00
Raid on hayride
4:30
Cannon fire drawing
5:00
Infantry firing demonstration
5:30
Cannon fire
8:00
Grand finale cannon fire
Announcement of boy and girl prize

08/07/2016

Tom and I are looking forward to the civil war weekend September 23-25. We are in need of union troops for this reenactment. If you know of a group or are in a union group and would like to participate please get in touch with us.

06/30/2016

We had a wonderful thank you note from the wentzler family and a very generous donation when we got back from vacation. We will be using that money to buy an 1800 hat mold for the museum. Thank you so much.

06/29/2016

We are back from vacation and will be open this July 4 th weekend

Saturday. 10:30-5
Sunday. 1230-5
Pease come visit while you stay at the Harper's Ferry KoA .

These were our visitors today. One of the people who fired the cannon is a marine veteran
05/28/2016

These were our visitors today. One of the people who fired the cannon is a marine veteran

05/23/2016

Schedule for Memorial Day Weekend
Saturday May 28th 2016
10:30-5:00 museum open (sign up to fire Cannon til 4) Must be 18
1:00 How memorial Day was celebrated during the Civil War
4:30 Names picked to fire the Cannon
5:00 pm Firing of Cannon

The schedule will be repeated on Sunday.
Museum is closed on Monday

05/12/2016

We will be closed this weekend May 14 do to the children's auction at the KOA the cannon is not fired do to safety. We will see you next weekend

05/05/2016

Schedule for Saturday May 7th 2016
10:30 Ribbon Cutting
1:00 Warren Bates (Guest Speaker)
March to Gettysburg
3:00- 3:45 Pistol Demonstration Front of Museum
Lou from Baltimore Light Artillery
4:30 Drawing of Names for firing cannon
4:50 Ringing of Bell
5:00 Firing of cannon

04/19/2016

Felt so good to start putting items back in the museum for the new season. Much more work to be done tomorrow. A few new items will be gotten the end of the month from Gettysburg. Hope everyone is planning a trip to see us.

04/09/2016

Off to pick up wood for Septembers civil war weekend . Thanks Lou and Brenda Wroblesski for providing it.

04/03/2016

Tom and I are steady getting the museum ready for our seasons opening day. We are going to have to supply our own firewood this year for our reenactors. We need some help if anyone would be free to give us an hour this week April 9th we could sure use your help. Brenda and Lou have firewood at their house in Maryland. We need some help loading it onto our trailer. Tom is still recovering from his surgery. If you can help please either pm me or call tom at 7039672049.
Thanks,
Marsha and Tom

We are looking forward to another fun season.

Photos from The Living Civil War Mobile Museum's post
11/28/2015

Photos from The Living Civil War Mobile Museum's post

10/31/2015

Last weekend of museum til spring. Tom and I pray everyone has a healthy and safe winter.

10/04/2015

We have four more weekends and then the museum will close for the season'

Our great civil war weekend
09/28/2015

Our great civil war weekend

09/12/2015

Ok friends here is our schedule for the civil war weekend.
If you are coming in for the day it is 5.00 dollars a car and
we will have the jail again this year to raise money for kids care camp
September 25-27 2015
Friday September 25
7-9 Civil War 101 Bob Oconnor will be speaker and book
signing
Saturday September 26
7-8:30 Breakfast with reenactors Pancake Hut
(children can sign up to
participate in childrens skirmish
and capturing fort at tactile
battle)

9-9:30 Childrens drills Fun Zone
9:45-10:15 Childrens Skirmish Fun Zone
10:45-11:30 Infantry Skirmish camp sites
197-201
11:45-12:15 The Civil War: Movie Theatre
First Modern War

1:30-2:30 Tactile Battle with Fun Zone
Cannons
3:00-3:45 Raid Hayride Fun Zone
3:00-3:30 The Civil War Theatre
Soldier
4:30 Cannon Fire Museum
Drawing
5:00 Infantry Firing Grapes
demonstrations
5:30 Cannon Fire Grapes
7-10 Band stage
8 Night Firing Community Fire Pit

Exhibits
11:00 -4 Harpers Ferry Artillery Museum
Jim Prentice
10:30-4:00 Museum Open Closed during Battle
11:00 -4:00 Jail (2 dollars to bail Museum
your family member out of jail
Sunday

7-8:30 Breakfast Reenactor Pancake Hut
Encampments close at 12

08/15/2015

Labor day weekend we will have John Milleher Photography Here both saturday and sunday demonstrating and selling old tyme photos. Please come camp and join us for the event.
40$ for quarter template and 55$ for half template

08/15/2015

The museum wil be closed Saturday August 22,2015. If you are camping go to front office to sign up to fire the cannon . Thank you shane schockley for covering for us .

Wonderful 4th of July in the museum. Lots of people visited this weekend and a lot of history taught by Tommie and I.
07/07/2015

Wonderful 4th of July in the museum. Lots of people visited this weekend and a lot of history taught by Tommie and I.

07/03/2015

Please come visit us this weekend at the Harpers Ferry KOA. .

05/02/2015

Opening day of museum for the 2015 season

Pictues from our trip to lynchburg
04/15/2015

Pictues from our trip to lynchburg

04/15/2015

Just got back from a wonderful weekend at 150th Appomattox

03/30/2015

We will have museum open from 1030 to 3 for this Easter Saturday only. We will open for the season on May 2 2015

03/15/2015

We will officially open the weekend of May 2 2015. We hope to see all our campers this season

02/18/2015

We are in the process of planning this years season. We pray everyone has had a safe winter and is ready for spring. We have been visiting area civil war sites and purchased a few new items for the museum. Please stop by the museum while you are camping and say hi.
Let your children's school teachers know that we are available for school class tours or we can bring our trunk to them .

02/02/2015

To all our civil war buffs . Is there anything you would like to see us do for the new season

09/29/2014

Finished our civil war weekend with a bang. Hope everyone enjoyed it?

09/22/2014

Had a wonderful weekend with 5th VA presenting Civil War Living History to the Campers. This weekend is Civl war weekend at the KOA. Come join us and put your family in our museum Jail to help support kids with cancer.

08/19/2014

Update reminder Sept 19th-21st we will have reenactors at the museum 5th VA CO H and 4th VA will join us for a fun filled weekend.
Sept 26-28 will be our yearly civil war weekend. Both weekends will be filled with gun firing, children participating in battle and cannon firing. Please mark your calendars and join us.

08/06/2014

We have the pleasure of 13th Virginia CO I joining us in museum this weekend for living history .

07/21/2014

Had a wonderful weekend at the museum with our re-enactors pictures to come tomorrow. If you visited us this weekend please leave a Trip Advisor comment

Address

343 Campground Rd
Lovettsville, VA
20180

We are a traveling trunk museum

General information

Tom and Marsha Wood are the owners and curators of the museum. Our museum formally was located in the Harpers Ferry KOA Campgorund. We are going to offer a civil war mobile museum . We will have authentic and reproduction items that children and adults can view and handle.

Telephone

(703) 967-5269

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