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Civil War Days at Columbus KY

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Civil War Days at Columbus KY

Columbus, Kentucky

Dates & Times
  • Oct 10 - Oct 12, 2014
         9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location
350 Park Road,
Columbus-Belmont State Park,
Columbus, KY 42032
Phone: (270) 677-2327
Email: cindy.lynch@ky.gov
parks.ky.gov/parks/recreationparks/columbus-belmont/
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The weekend will include reenactments, living history, and encampments. 
Friday is "education day".  Schools, scouts, groups & clubs are encouraged to schedule field trips. 
Battles will be held at 2:00 pm both Saturday and Sunday.  Battle narration and music by Rick Revel.
There will be a Ghost Walk on Friday evening through the historic earthworks and a Civil War Ball on Saturday night featuring The 52nd Regimental String Band. 
Sunday morning services led in period style by Rev. Alan Farley followed by a memorial ceremony at Columbus Cemetery.  
Sutlers and food vendors will be on site to serve the needs of the reenactors and visiting guests.

Cavalry and artillery by invitation, all infantry welcome.  Straw, wood, powder ration and a meal will be provided to reenactors.
There is no registration fee or admission charge.

 For more information and pre-registration of sutlers and reenactors, call park office (270-677-2327) or email cindy.lynch@ky.gov

The event is sponsored by Columbus-Belmont State Park, Hickman County Judge Executive/Fiscal Court & Civil War Days Committee


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Contact

Cindy Lynch
Columbus-Belmont State Park,
350 Park Road,
Columbus, KY 42032
Phone: (270) 677-2327
parks.ky.gov/parks/recreationparks/columbus-belmont/
Email: cindy.lynch@ky.gov

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