Civil War Living History at Bollinger County Museum of Natural History



Join us at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History on Saturday, August 23, for a Civil War Living History program with Jerry Lutes and company. The primary focus of this program will be to demonstrate and discuss the use of artillery during the civil war, with programs on the hour.   Between program times will be used to talk about Infantry, along with some musket firing demonstrations, and types of communications - Signal Corps, telegraphs, etc during the civil war period.  Activities will start at 11am.

A copy of the planned schedule follows:

11:00 a.m. - Camp opens for visitors

12:00 Noon - Artillery program/firing demonstrations

12:30 - Signal Corps program/communication in the Civil War

1:00 pm - Artillery program/firing demonstrations

1:30 pm - Infantry discussion/musket firing demonstrations

2:00 pm - Artillery program/firing demonstrations

2:30 pm - Signal Corps program/Communication in the Civil War

3:00 pm - Artillery program/firing demonstrations

3:30 pm - Infantry discussion/musket firing demonstrations

4:00 pm - Artillery firing demonstrations

4:30 pm - Camp closes to visitors

Museum hours for August 23: 11am-4:30pm

Regular Admission will apply.

For more information call 573-238-1174 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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