Living History Weekend

Living History Weekend 2018!
April 28 – 29

Come join us in celebrating Living History Weekend!

Now celebrating its 28th year, the Washington County Historical Society’s annual Living History Weekend is one of North Carolina’s premier Civil War events. Known for its intimate feel and beautiful riverfront setting , the weekend-long event features two battle reenactments, an evening “Fireside Feast”,  “Dueling Narrators” debate, children’s recruiting station, period music, troop encampment, book signers, free museum entrance, and more!

For more information, please call the Port o’ Plymouth Museum at (252) 793-1377 or email at


2018 Living History Schedule

(Please note that the events are tentative. As April approaches the schedule will become more solid.)


Participant Forms:

(Click on the links below)

2018 Living History Weekend Registration




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TICKET Options:

Advance ticket sales begin March 1, 2018. Call museum at (252) 793-1377 for purchase.

ONE-DAY ENCAMPMENT PASS –  (Saturday, April 28, only, includes all events except Tea Party & Fireside Feast): adults and children; FREE


FIRESIDE FEAST (Saturday, April 28,  6:30 p.m.) :
*Sponsored by the North Carolina Arts Council
Fireside Feast only: 
Adults and Children  – $25                                     

TEA PARTY Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. located at the Plymouth United Methodist Church – $25 per person  

BATTLE REENACTMENT – (Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m. – Battle Reenactment only)
adults and youth ages 12 to 18 – $5; children under 12 free with accompanying adult



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