Franklin County Virginia Civil War Days

Save the Date!
SEPTEMBER 5 - 7, 2014

Lakewatch Plantation

14374 Booker T. Washington Highway, Moneta, VA

Mailing address:
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 112
Rocky Mount, VA  24151

 

What to expect?

Check out last year’s schedule of events below.
 

Friday — September 6, 2013

9:00 a.m. –
3:00 p.m
Living History and Military Demonstrations for School Students (Public, Private, and Home Schooled)
Please call in advance to register at 540-483-3030.
   

Saturday – September 7, 2013

Entry Fee: $5.00 for age 12 and over; $2.00 for age 5 to 11; Free for under age 5
9:00 a.m. Camp and Vendors Open to Public
10:00 a.m. Military Demonstrations
11:00 a.m. Ladies Program / Fashion Show and Tea
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break – Vendor Visits
1:00 p.m. Battlefield Polo
1:30 p.m. Battle Preparation
2:00 p.m. Battle
4:30 p.m. Camp Closes
6:00 p.m.

Dinner and Barn Dance
Period music, full dinner and dessert

(Public Invited – $10.00 for Advance Tickets; $15.00 at the Door)

   

Sunday – September 8, 2013

Entry Fee:

$5.00 for age 12 and over; $2.00 for age 5 to 11; Free for under age 5
9:00 a.m. Camp and Vendors Open to Public
9:15 a.m. Civil War Church Program – Chaplain Farley
11:00 a.m. Military Drills and Demonstrations
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break – Ladies of the Lake Singers
1:00 p.m. Battlefield Polo
1:30 p.m. Battle Preparation
2:00 p.m. Battle
4:00 p.m. Break Camp
4:30 p.m. Camp Closes


Take a step back in time as you explore history, discover camp life and relive stories from the front lines at the fourth annual Franklin County Civil War Days, Sept. 5-7, 2014 at Lakewatch Plantation in Moneta. The event will feature military demonstrations with notable re-enactors, including portrayals of General Jubal A. Early and General Robert E. Lee, living history presentations, battlefield polo, a fashion show and tea, a church program, a variety of vendors including artisans, authors, food and more.

 

Event admission is $5.00 for patrons age 12 and over, $2.00 for patrons ages 5-11 and free for patrons under age 5. Camp will open daily at 9 a.m. Festivities will include a Dinner & Barn Dance at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. This event is coordinated by the Franklin County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee in conjunction with the Franklin County Office of Economic Development.

 

More details to come!

 

Franklin County Tourism
www.visitfranklincountyva.org
540-483-3030

 

   Franklin County Virginia