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The Ray County Historical Society hosts a Civil War reenactment commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Albany and the death of Capt. William “Bloody Bill” Anderson.
Witness mock battles; the Battle of Albany reenactment; the funeral of Capt. Anderson; a Civil War Ball; the dedication of two Missouri State Civil War Panels; and a variety of other events at the Ray County Fairgrounds.
Step on History at Swope Park as we commemorate the 150th of The Battle of Westport.
Event will feature living history, encampments, the 2nd Kansas Colored Troops, storytellers, musicians, Civil War medicine, field hospital and embalming surgeon, children’s encampment and activities and tours of the Byram’s Ford Battlefield.
Friday – Education Day
Saturday – Main Event Day
Sunday – Concluding Events
Join us around the campfire for an evening of storytelling, southern food (beans, corn bread, and fried taters), Southern Belles and Baldknobbers. Take a mysterious lantern-light tour of the legendary Smallin Cave. Call or email for reservations.
Events scheduled on dates listed only.
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