Brownhelm Historical Association announces Robert Beech, an authentic, 19th century tintype photographer, will attend the 3rd Annual Civil War Days. Robert will be demonstrating the process of creating tintype photographs throughout the day as visitors sit for their portraits.
Don't miss this opportunity to capture your image in a unique and enduring fashion.
The Brownhelm Historical Association, in partnership with the Lorain County Metro Parks, hosts the Annual Civil War Days at Mill Hollow in the Vermilion River Reservation on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm. Bring the whole family down to the park for loads of fun and learning about America's Civil War. The event features an authentic soldiers' encampment, demonstrations on period cooking and photography, educational presentations about Civil War era medicine, uniforms, ladies' wear, artillery fire demonstrations, and more!
Visitors get a chance to try on period clothing, learn to march like soldiers, drink sarsaparilla, and play ‘old fashioned’ games. The historic Bacon Home will be open for self-guided tours throughout the day.
The event is free so bring a picnic lunch and spend a day learning about one of the most important periods in American History!