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Funded in part by grants provided by the

Community Foundation for SBC and the

Monterey Peninsula Foundation

​Civil War Days

San Benito County Historical Park
8300 Airline Highway, Tres Pinos


Friday, September 17, 2021

This day is reserved for school groups only and not open to the general public. Schools should check back for registration information.   


Saturday-Sunday, September 18 & 19, 2021

General Public Admission

Witness skirmishes in the streets followed by imprisonment of Chivs, Copperheads, and other Confederate sympathizers during both of these days. Spend the evening experiencing life during the 1860s, including Contra Dancing and interacting with the re-enactors at their encampments. This all takes place at the SBC Historical Park just south of Tres Pinos.


Sunday, September 19, 2021

Join us on Sunday for a celebration of life for Becky Thompson who passed away in December of 2020. Lovingly known as the "Soap Lady" Becky was instrumental in organizing the vendors during Civil War Days. She will be honored this day for her work with the Historical Society and in the community.