Peterboro to celebrate Civil War sesquicentennial

On Saturday at noon the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department will start serving BBQ Chicken at the Firehouse until the chicks are gone. On Sunday from 7 to 10 a.m. the Peterboro United Methodist Church will serve pancake breakfasts at the Smithfield Community Center. The Church will sell a selection of cookies, lemonade, iced tea, and coffee at the Community Center from 10 am – 5 p.m. at the same time of the United States Colored Troop Institute Exhibit. Vendors on the green will be offering ice cream, kettle corn, and other tasty treats. The Deli on the Green will be open both days offering a host of breakfast, lunch and supply foods.

All of the sites, events, and programs (except food and the Saturday evening concert) come with admission for an adult at $7, 6-12 at $3, and under 6 free. For more information and updates: www.gerritsmih.org, info@gerritsmith.org, and 315-280-8828

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