The Battle of Jack's Shop 150th Anniversary
Madison County High School
Explore "The Civil War 150 HistoryMobile" provided by the VIRGINIA SESQUICENTENNIAL OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR COMMISSION
Franklin Tour Bus, Inc...one (1) Tour Bus for narrated tours of Jack's Shop along Blue Ridge Turnpike-Tour bus accepts passengers (limited seating-first come first served) at 8:45am, 11:15am, 1:45pm and 4:15pm
Announce the recipient of the $2,000 scholarship (provided by the Virginia National Bank-Orange, VA) awarded to a MCHS senior that wrote the winning essay regarding the topic- "What role did Madison County Play in the Civil War?"
Living History Camp of 7th VA Co. "A" Confederate Infantry
Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society, Women of American Civil War, and various other groups represented along with several Re-Enactors portraying both Confederate and Union Army Officers
Many Civil War era demonstrations to include-quilting, weaving, butter making, soap making, blacksmith, wood shingle production, basket weaving, Civil War relics, etc...etc...
Concessions (for sale) provided by MCHS Band Booster Organization
Events at Hoover Ridge Park-September 21, 2013
Cavalry and Artillery demonstrations from the 7th, 10th, and 12th Virginia Cavalry-
Cavalry Camp opens for visitors at 9:00am at Camp Crockett (Hoover Ridge Park)
Cavalry demonstrations of formations, drills, and skirmishes at 10:30am and 1:30pm
All events, at both locations, are free and open to the public----events subject to change--please, no pets
Tracey Gardner, Madison Chamber of Commerce, 540-948-4455