Calico Ghost Town Trip, February 19, 2011


Led By: Bill Sutton & Sue Craft – February 19, 2011

On Saturday, February 19, 2011, join us for a field trip into the past at the Calico Ghost Town Civil War Reenactment.  There will be lots opportunities at this event for some great photographs as the actors will have Confederate and Union Camps set up, Drills, Music, Battles, Living History Displays, Fashion Shows, People in Period Costumes and an Old Cemetery (at the south end of the parking lot), all of which will be great subjects for the May LPA Photo Competition which will be “Step Into the Past”.

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The gates open at 9:00 A.M. for this event, so we will meet outside the Calico House Restaurant at 9:15 A.M. for the group photo (to help you find the Calico House Restaurant go to ).  There will be a $10 per person per day entry fee for adults, and $5 per person per day for juniors (6-15) payable at the gate.  The Civil War Reenactment will take place at Calico rain or shine, so be sure to dress warmly.  For more information about this event, please visit Calico Ghost Town’s website at and view the Civil War Reenactment information under the “EVENTS” tab.  Also, there is information on their website about campground information for those of you who wish to take your RV.  Calico Ghost Town is located 10 miles northeast of Barstow off of I-15 at Ghost Town Road.

It is suggested that you bring wide angle and telephoto lenses, polarizing filters, flash, etc.  Also, Tripods are allowed if you wish to use one.

[Calico Ghost Town’s Civil War Reenactment is a three day event which runs February 18, 19 & 20, 2011 however, participation in this event as an LPA Field Trip will be for Saturday, February 19th only.]


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