Shelton House hosts Civil War Commemoration

Jun 05, 2014

The Shelton House Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts will host a Civil War Commemoration weekend this weekend as part of the annual Appalachian Lifestyles Celebration.

 

SHELTON HOUSE MUSEUM OF NORTH CAROLINA HANDICRAFTS

presents a

CIVIL WAR COMMEMORATION WEEKEND

part of

Appalachian Lifestyle Festival

with

Whitewater Bluegrass Company

Jule Morrow, Captain - 25th NC State Troops - Julius Welch Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 229

Anita and Zach Pruett

Butts on the Creek Barbeque

 

 

Dates:                     Friday, June 13 – Saturday, June 14

Times:                     June 13 - 7 pm

June 14 - Something for Everyone 10 am - 4:30pm, 6:30 - 9 pm

Location:              Shelton House, Grounds & Barn

49 Shelton Street at the corner of Shelton & Pigeon

Waynesville, North Carolina

www.sheltonhouse.org

828-452-1551

 

 

ADMISSION IS FREE - DONATIONS ARE GRATEFULLY APPRECIATED!!!

 

Experience heritage, history and fun! Enjoy lectures, Civil War re-enactments, displays of period clothing, replicas of the Southern Cross of Honor, museum tours, BBQ and Contra-dancing! For more information visit sheltonhouse.org or our Facebook page: "Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts in the Historic Shelton House."

 

Friday, June 13

7:00 PM                 Lecture by Jule Morrow, Captain 25th NC State Troops

"The Civil War in Haywood County in 1864"

 

Saturday, June 14

All Day Saturday:

Living History Camp - Military & Civilian Re-enactors

Camp Music – Anita and Zach Pruett

Butts on the Creek BBQ

 

Museum Tours (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

 

10:00 AM              Civil War Infantry Drill & Musket Firing

11:00 AM              Lecture & Public Demonstration by Jule Morrow, 25th NC State Troops

"Civil War Weapons"

12:30 PM              Lunch

1:30 PM                 Civil War Fashion Show - Military

2:30 PM                 Civil War Infantry Drill & Musket Firing

3:30 PM                 Lecture by Jule Morrow, 25th NC State Troops

"The Civil War in Haywood County in 1864"

6:30 - 9:00 PM   Contra & Square Dancing featuring Whitewater Bluegrass Company

 

Additional Sponsors:      Mark Pinkston Productions

Olde Brick House

Van Winkle Law Firm

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