The weekend will include battle reenactments, living history, and encampments. Friday is "education day". Schools, scouts, groups, & clubs are encouraged to schedule field trips. Battles will be held at 2:00 both Sat. and Sun. There will be a Ghost Walk on Friday evening and a Civil War Ball on Saturday night. Sunday morning services and a Memorial Service at Columbus Cemetery. Sutlers and food vendors will be on site to serve the needs of the reenactors and visiting guests. Special entertainment daily. For more information, call Cindy Lynch (270) 677-2327.
The event is sponsored by Columbus-Belmont State Park and the Hickman Co. Judge Executive/Fiscal Court and Civil War Days Committee. Become a KYSP fan, by clicking here.
CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL MARKER IN COLUMBUS:
"Gibraltar of the West" (State marker 528, KY 58 & 80, Columbus)