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The Ray County Historical Society is hosting a Civil War Reenactment for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Albany and the death of Capt. William Anderson. Reenactors will check in on Friday, which is followed by two days of mock battles; 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.
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. Battles will take place at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.in Swope Park in the area between the Starlight Theater and the museum and between Swope Parkway and the Band Shelter.
Education Day: Friday, October 24, 2014, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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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