The Island Farm
The Island Farm
On Roanoke Island, site of the first English settlement in the United States, Grandma and Grandpa visited the Island Farm, an outdoor museum depicting what life was like before and during the American Civil War.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
Reenactors portraying Confederate soldiers.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
A single test and wagon for Union soldiers.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
Another reenactor passes the photographer's tent.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
A type of camera Matthew Brady might have used.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
A Confederate reenactor guards a camp.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
A cannon. It was fired twice during the day in demonstration at the Island Farm Civil War reenactment.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
The tents.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
Union soldier reenactors prepare to pose for their photograph.
The Island Farm
The Island Farm
Tintype photography was available during the Civil War. Matthew Brady was the most famous of the Civil War photographers.
The Island Farm