Calendar of Events

Porch Program: Tidball and the South Mountain Artillery

Ongoing Opportunities

  • August 5 & 6

Follow the story of John Tidball, Captain of Battery A, 2nd US Artillery, and his men as they pull artillery up the steep hill beside the Newcomer House. Living history volunteers will take to the field to demonstrate how cannons were loaded and fired. Artillery demonstrations will take place at 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday, with interpretive talks about Captain Tidball and horse artillery in the Civil War.