Civil War Park Day
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.
NaturePlay @BCM will be turned into a mini-encampment with Civil War reenactors portraying Union and Confederate soldiers, a chaplain, civilians and even General Ulysses S. Grant, who will speak at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Visitors will be able to interact with the reenactors and see what daily life was like in a Northern Kentucky military embankment in the mid-1800s. Also included will be a hike to Battery Bates, one of the remaining batteries that protected NKY and Cincinnati from attack from Confederate forces in September 1862, led by BCM archaeologist associate Jeannine Kreinbrink. Reservations are required for the hike; call 859-491-4003. Limited to the first 25 registrants. Hikers should meet in the BCM parking lot at 1:30 p.m.