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Reenactment of the Battle of Fort Blakeley

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Price: Cruise is $27/adults and $17/kids ages 6-12, includes admission to park for day. General admission to event is $10/adults and $5/kids ages 6-12. Kids unders 6 are free.

To commemorate the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Blakeley, Historic Blakeley State Park will host a special day of living history and educational programming on Saturday, April 6th capped off by one of the largest reenactments of the battle in several years!

 

For a full schedule of events, please see the attached flyer.

 

Events will include:

 

-Civil War artillery and rifle demonstrations

-Guided battlefield tours

-An exhibit of items from the battle including a rare Confederate cannon captured here during the fight

-A lecture by Paul Brueske, author of The Last Siege: The Mobile Campaign

 

We will also again offer our popular and unique “Civil War on the Eastern Shore” boat cruise. This historic voyage of discovery along the lower Delta’s scenic waterways explores the major battles of the Civil War’s “Mobile Campaign” from the rivers on which its major actions took place!

 

Tickets for the cruise, which includes general admission to the event, can be made via the link below ($27/adults and $17/kids ages 6-12)

 

General admission to the event is $10/adults and $5/kids ages 6-12. Kids under 6 are free

 

Refreshments will be available courtesy of The Hotdoggery Street Food Truck

 

UPDATE! OUR 9AM CIVIL WAR ON THE EASTERN SHORE CRUISE IS SOLD OUT! WE HAVE SCHEDULED A SECOND CRUISE FOR 11:00 AM. CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR TICKETS.



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