Civil War Weekend
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Lone Star Resort, Inc.
3206 County Road 325
Navasota, TX  77868
936.825.0225

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Located just minutes from Lone Star Resort is Hempstead - home of Liendo Plantation.  Every year Liendo Plantation host a Civil War Weekend the weekend before Thanksgiving,

During the War Between the States, Liendo hosted Cavalry and Infantry Training Camps, an Internment Camp, and a Hospital. For a brief time after the War, it served as headquarters for General George Armstrong Custer.

Schedule of Events

Saturday:

  • 9:00 - Gates Open
    Demonstrations Open All Day
    Music on the Lawn
    Campaign Camp Open for Tours
    Liendo Home Open for Tours ($5/Person)
    Masonic Lodge Open for Tours
  • 9:30 - Artillery Demonstration
  • 10:00 - Mounted Cavalry Competition
    Infantry Drill
    Dismounted Cavalry Drill
  • 11:00 - Capture of the Groce’s
  • 1:00 - CS Grand Review
  • 2:00 - The Fight for Liendo - Civil War Battle Renactment
  • 3:30 - Fashion Show & Ladies Tea at Ladies Parlor
  • 5:00 Plantation Closes

Sunday:

  • 9:00 - Gates Open
  • 9:15 - Church Service on the Lawn
  • 10:00 - Demonstrations Open All Day
    Music on the Lawn
    Campaign Camp Open for Tours
    Liendo Home Open for Tours ($5/Person)
    Masonic Lodge Open for Tours
  • 10:30 - Artillery Demonstration
  • 11:30 - Capture of the Groce’s
  • 1:00 - US Grand Review
  • 1:45 - Shoot the Deserter on the Lawn
  • 2:00 - The Fight for Liendo - Civil War Battle Renactment
  • 3:00 - Muster the Units in Front of the House
  • 4:00 - Plantation Closes

Ticket Prices
$10/Person - $5/Seniors

After the battle has ended each day, the public is invited to walk the battlefield to witness what has happened and listen to the soldiers and their loved ones who have left the relative safety of their camp to find their sons and husbands on the field.  Military medical demonstrations will be held on and off the field of battle.

Demonstrations will be ongoing on the lawn each day showcasing skills such as blacksmithing, spinning, quilting, medical, flint knapping, dances, music, and more!

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