Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Upcoming Alabama Statewide Events of Interest for Confederate Heritage for August 2012

A perusal of the Alabama Tourism Department Sweet Home Alabama statewide Calendar of Events for June include some events of interest for Confederate heritage supporters. 
Dauphin Island | Aug 4, 2012
Aug 4, Dauphin Island Battle of Mobile Commemorative Day 251-861-6992. Free. Historic Fort Gaines, 51 Bienville Blvd.-- Cannon salute, followed by oral account of the "Battle of Mobile Bay" can be heard at 9:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 3:45 p.m. Blacksmith demonstrations in original Fort blacksmith shop. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • "Dixie Butts”
Prattville | Aug 11, 2012
Smoked Dixie butts will be distributed by the Prattville Dragoons on Saturday morning, Aug 11th from 7-9am at the Fat Mans BBQ the intersection of Hwy 31 and Hwy 14 in Prattville.  Proceeds benefit the work of SCV Camp 1524.
Decatur | Aug 31, 2012
In commemoration of the Battle for Decatur, the Belle will offer the opportunity for you to step back into time and enjoy a cruise aboard an authentic paddle wheel river, relax as a tasty meal is served to your table and a Civil War tour guide provides a narration about the role the river played in the war complete with rifle demonstrations and firings. 7:00-9:00 pm

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