Spring Grove Events

August 2017

Civil War History - FILLED

8/5/2017 |  9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Location: Spring Grove Funeral Home / Spring Grove

 

The Civil War took place from April 15, 1861 to August 20, 1866. Keep in mind that Spring Grove was founded almost 20 years BEFORE the Civil War started. The reason that there are so many soldiers buried in SG is because of the many Civil War hospitals in this area. Most soldiers died from wounds or disease and were eventually buried here. A lot of the bodies were buried at Camp Dennison, on the east side of town. About 40 bodies were reinterred outside of SG. There are 40 Union Civil War generals and 1 Confederate Colonel buried in SG. 

There is no charge for these tours. 

We do ask that you bring a DONATED NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEM for the Freestore Food Bank.

Tours last 50-60 minutes.

Registration is required and opens on Friday July 7, 2017 at NOON. 

100 Person Registration Limit | 0 Spots Remain Open

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