merino polo enactment returns to Kinston
(WNCT) A tradition coming back to the east after five years a civil war re enactment. It was brought back to the Governor Richard Caswell Memorial site in Kinston today.
The program was reintroduced after the CSS Neuse was moved downtown.
is our free civil war Saturday,” said Matthew Young, site manager for the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center. “We have free programs out here all day long from 10 to 4 o’clock, for families, kids for anyone that wants to come and see. just amazing. It really is,” said spectator, Karla Bush. “It kind of takes you back. You learn a lot. we got is different steam engines that were used before, during and after the war in industrial and maritime applications. artillery, infantry demonstrations were like,” said Young. like the way the women are over there with the spinning wheel and making clothes, said Bush.
think today is very informative,” said spectator, Chriss Hardison. “It important to see where we come from, how things were. very educational, said Bush.
of the most pivotal times in our nation history, said Young. try to educate the public, try to educate visitors, about this specific time in history and about Kinston role in the war and that why we here. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.