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Camp Floyd / Stagecoach Inn State Park
Kid's Summer Encampment
A summer day camp for kids, put on in conjunction with Camp Floyd Stagecoach Inn State Park and the Utah Civil War Association. Children learn what life was like during the Civil War by spending a day in the life of the period.

Kids at the camp learned how to pitch a tent, Civil War style.

Officer in period uniform

Women and children in period costumes. The girls participated in make-and-take-home soldier craft activities (such as candle making) as well as wearing costumes of the time.

Civil War "Special Artist" A member of the Utah Civil War Association, volunteering his time for the day camp. The building behind him is part of the original building at the park.

"Soldiers" marching

"Soldiers" at camp, Volunteers from the Utah Civil War Association, and dressed in period costume, were on hand daily to help with the activities

The newspapers would send sketch artists, called "Special Artists" to sketch life during the war as they saw it. The sketches would go back to the newspaper where an engraver would finalize int picture and get it ready for print.
Suggested Reading
Camp Floyd Park Feature
Camp Floyd Park Photos
Elsewhere on the Web
Camp Floyd Official Page

Backroads of Utah
by Theresa A. Husarik

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