Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Confederate Heritage and History Day in Wetumpka
Attended the 10th annual Confederate Heritage and History Day celebration in Wetumpka which was held Saturday April 2nd. After a parade across the bridge into downtown Wetumpka, the celebration continued in Gold Star Park. A number of period Confederate flags lined the road fronting the park including a Third National Flag, a Bonnie Blue and many Battle Flags. A band with members from the SCV Tallassee Armory Guards camp played for the crowd which included a number of reenactors. Prattville Dragoons Bill Myrick and Stuart Waldo with families were in attendance. Vendors tables were set-up with Confederate flags, license plates, belt buckles and T-shirts along with hot dogs off the grill and soda pop.