Civil War Comes to Calico Ghost Town near Barstow, CA

Yermo, Calif.-The Civil War is coming to the Old West town recreated from the California Gold Rush era. Set in the dry, dusty hills 10 miles outside Barstow near 1-15, President's Day Weekend Feb. 19 - 21, 2011, provides the perfect escape for families to celebrate California's role in the Civil War.

From strategic battles with canon fire twice daily on Saturday and Sunday, to the encampments of soldiers, the event provides a living history, complete with "Abe Lincoln" presenting the Gettysburg Address. Concert bands, soldiers marching on parade, fashion shows, vendor booths, food, and fun are all provided with one affordable admission fee ($10 adult, $5 age 6-15; free under 6). Read more..>

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