28th Annual Guyandotte Civil War Days
Reenactment 156th Anniversary of the Raid on Guyandotte
November 1 - 5, 2017

Schedule of Events

The Lecture Series:


Three nights of events at the historic First Guyandotte Baptist Church located at 219 Richmond St, Huntington, WV

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM

An 1860's fashion show. Come and see what was considered the latest 1860's fashions and enjoy a peek into people's daily lives. Refreshments will be served after the program.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM

We are proud to present Mr. Al Stone - a historian, artist and reenactor in one of the most accurate impressions of General Robert E Lee. Refreshments will be served after the program.

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM

We end our lecture series with Mr. Stan Clardy - a musician, songwriter, author, playwright, actor and storyteller who performs his one man show, "Soldier's in Gray" - a Musical Journey.

 

Weekend Events:

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Opening Ceremonies at VFW Post 9738 - from 9:30 to 10 AM

Camps Open to Public from 10:00 AM to - 4:00 PM

The 1st Street Battle from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Stan Clardy with Bobby Lee Opossum - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Madie Carroll House - Open for tours from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Haunted History Tour (Guyandotte Library) 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Period Dress Military Ball (VFW Post 9738 Grand Hall) from 8:00 PM  to 11:00 PM


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Memorial Service in Front of the VFW Post 9738 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Camps Open to Public from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Church Services (at local churches) from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Scenario: Marching of Union prisoners out of town from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

The 2nd Street Battle from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Scenario: The attempted burning of Carroll House from 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM

 

Additional Events of Interest:

During both days there will be many other scenarios of life during the war years, including exhibitions by military field surgeons. There will be a pavilion where you can meet local area authors. There will be multiple "Sutlers" when you can buy period clothing, merchandise and souvenirs.


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Contact:
Gaines Johnson - Tel: 304-690-5245
Info@thunderinthevillage.com

Write To:
Guyandotte Civil War Days
P.O.Box 3172
Huntington, WV 25701