Saturday, February 24, 2024 / 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

“Signing Up for Hell”—The Hempstead Immigration Society-

Meeting Place: Visitor Center
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Admission: $25.00

This evening program is a depiction of an 1852 citizens’ meeting whereby the Hempstead Immigration Society was organized. You will be immersed in this living history interactive as you meet your “captain” who will be guiding you on the long trek to California. Will you have what it takes to survive? This program takes place February 24th at 6 p.m. At that time a special Dutch oven meal of chili and beans will be offered at the Candle Shop picnic area across from the 1836 Courthouse followed by the “town hall” style meeting in the 1836 Courthouse at 7 p.m. The Candle Shop will be available afterward with gift items related to the program. NOTE: In case of inclement weather, this program will be rescheduled for the 9th of March.