Civil War and history buffs will be pleased this year at the Festival. This year's 11th Annual Unionville Festival on Sunday, September 25th, from 1 to 5 PM in downtown Unionville will feature several activities that commemorate the town’s role in the Civil War and it's monument that turns 1oo years old this year.
Join us for a special re-dedication ceremony commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Soldier’s Monument to be held at 3:30 PM at the First Congregational Church grounds. You can also visit the Unionville Museum’s current exhibit on the Soldier’s Memorial Statue and view a Civil War encampment by members of the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Company F on the grounds of the museum.
Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry is a 501 (c) 3 Historic Preservation, Education and reenactment organization. They strive to educate the public on the lives of Co. F soldiers and the equipment they used from 1861-1865 during the American Civil War. The group has participated in parades, living histories, monument rededications, and presentations at a variety of local schools and reenactments from Massachusetts to Virginia. Since its inception in 2011, Company F has donated more than $17,000 towards the preservation of Civil War related buildings, monuments and battlefields. Look for them on FaceBook: 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Company F
See you there!