Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Upcoming Alabama Statewide Events of Interest for Confederate Heritage

A perusal of the Alabama Tourism Department Sweet Home Alabama statewide Calendar of Events for April include some events of interest for Confederate heritage supporters. 

  • ArchiTreats: Incidents of the War: The Civil War of Mary Jane Chadick

    Montgomery | Apr 19, 2012
    Apr 19, Montgomery Incidents of the War: the Civil War of Mary Jane Chadick 334-353-4726. www.archives.alabama.gov. Free. Alabama Department of Archives & History--Presented by Nancy M. Rohr as part of the ArchiTreats Third-Thursday Lecture Series. Noon-1 p.m.

  • Civil War Living History

    Marbury | Apr 20, 2012
    Apr 20, Marbury Civil War Living History 205-755-1990. www.exploresouthernhistory.com/confederatepark.html. Free. Confederate Memorial Park--A day of "up close and personal" living history of the War Between the States for schools and the public. Infantry, cavalry, artillery, commissary wagon, soldier’s equipment, uniforms, music, flags, civilian life, medical, bivouac, infantry drill (student participation), and cavalry obstacle course demos. Plus the new state of the art museum (Fee charged) which interprets Alabama's role in the war as well as Alabama's only home for confederate veterans. FREE self-guided tours of the Soldiers' Home site. Call the park for school group reservations. 9:30-11:30 a.m. & noon-3:30 p.m.

  • Confederate Memorial Day

    Ashville | Apr 28, 2012
    Apr 28, Ashville Confederate Memorial Day 205-338-2412. www.stclaircamp308.org. Free. John W. Inzer Museum & Ashville Cemetery--Public invited. Service with guest speaker, honor guard, 21 musket salute and laying of wreath. Service begins at 11 a.m.; picnic lunch at noon and grave markings at 1 p.m. Sponsored by St. Clair Camp 308, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Ashville Chapter 1488, United Daughters of the Confederacy and The John W. Inzer Museum, Inc.

  • Battle of Selma Civil War Reenactment

    Selma | Apr 26-29, 2012
    Apr 26-29, Selma Battle of Selma Civil War Reenactment 334-875-7241. www.battleofselma.com. Battlefield Park--Enjoy sights and sounds of the 1860s, period battles, sutlers, music and living history.

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