Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Confederate Heritage Rally - Montgomery Feb 19th

From the event website -

Confederate Heritage Rally 2011

Alabama State Capitol, Montgomery AL
Saturday February 19th, 12 noon

Activities to include-
   -Heritage March up Dexter Ave to the Capitol
   -Speeches from leaders of descendant organizations
  - Remarks from prominent officials
  - Re-enactment of the swearing in of Jefferson Davis
  - Re-enactment of the raising of the first Confederate Flag
  - Firing of Rifle and Cannon salutes
  - and more

Order of Events.
The Parade will line up at 10am.
Marching begins at 11am
Program at Capitol begins at Noon.
Opening Prayer
Welcome by MC
Guest greetings
Alabama Division Commander
Army Commanders
Lt CiC
Inauguration of President Davis
Firing of Salutes
Raising of First Confederate Flag
Firing of Salutes

Parking: Right be hind the Embassy Hotel is a city parking garage that is available and is free on
weekends. This is only two blocks from the line up. Buses can drop off participants there. Parking for buses is being arranged to be in the lots directly behind the Capitol.

Hotel Information: Host hotel-Embassy Suites
                                  300 Tallapoosa Street
                                  Montgomery, AL 36104
                                   (334) 269-5055

Related Events

On Friday night the Alabama Division will host a pre-inauguration gala for the attendees
that have come into Montgomery prior to the Saturday festivities. Kracker Dan will provide
the entertainment for the evening as the Division welcomes everyone to Montgomery!
The Friday night event will be held at our host hotel, the Embassy Suites on
Tallapoosa Street.

Saturday night there will be a banquet held at the Embassy Suites as the final event of the weekend.
The speaker for the banquet will be named after January 1st. Tickets for the banquet are limited to 200 total seats and are priced $50 single and $75 for a couple and need to be paid for in advance. Remaining tickets, if any, will be available at the door. Again
seating is limited. To order tickets, send a check made out to the Alabama Division SCV. Mail it to:
Alabama Division.
PO Box 341
Tanner, Ala. 35671.

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