Highlighted 150th Anniversary Calendar of Events
by MDJ staff
June 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 1313 views | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Today

7:30 p.m.

Opening Ceremonies of 150th Anniversary Events at Visitor Center; open to the public 8:45 p.m.

“Kennesaw: One Last Mountain” film (outdoors)

Friday, June 27, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Cheatham Hill/Dead Angle Assault Real-Time Hike

9:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld “This Is War!”

– Children’s Historical Reenactment Activity (one hour duration) 10:00 a.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing and 24-Gun Battery Ranger Program

10:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefield Civil War Medicine Program – George Wunderlich 11:00 a.m.

97th Regimental String Band – Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (45 minute duration) 11:30 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Confederate Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing 12:00 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorim Author Lecture/ Book Signing – Brad Quinlin (45 minute duration) 12:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Children’s Storytelling Program – Cathy Kaemmerlen

1:00 p.m.

Mountain Top Confederate

Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing

1:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorium Author Lecture – Earl J. Hess (45 minute duration)

2:00 p.m.

24-Gun Battery Union Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing

2:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefield Children’s Common Soldier Life Program

3:00 p.m.

Reenactment Activity (one hour duration)

7:30 p.m.

Female Vocalist of the Year from the International Bluegrass Music Association The Claire Lynch Band performing – Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage. Musical historian and composer Bobby Horton is to open.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Book Signing – Dr.

Brian Wills (45 minute duration)

9:30 a.m.

Reenactment Activity (one hour duration)

10:00 a.m.

Book Signing – Dr.

Stephen Davis (45 minute duration)

10:30 a.m.

24-Gun Battery Union Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing

11:00 a.m.

97th Regimental String Band – Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (45 minute duration) 11:30 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Confederate Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing 12:00 p.m.

Book Signing – Robert

M. McMurry (45 minute duration)

12:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Children’s Storytelling Program – Cathy Kaemmerlen

1:00 p.m.

Civil War Fashion Show – Visitor Center Battlefield Main Stage (one hour duration) 1:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefield Civil War Medicine Program – George Wunderlich 2:00 p.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing 2:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefield Children’s Common Soldier Life Program 3:00 p.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld “This Is War!” – Children’s Historical Reenactment Activity (one hour duration) 3:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorium Authors’ Round Table Panel Discussion (one hour duration) 8:30 p.m.

Illinois Monument Rededication – Cheatham Hill Battlefield - Parking for this event is at Marietta High School

Sunday, June 29, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Ranger Program

9:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefi eld “This Is War!” – Children’s Historical Reenactment Activity (one hour duration) 10:00 a.m.

Book Signing – Dr.

Wendy Venet (45 minute

duration)

10:30 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefield Civil War Medicine Program – George Wunderlich 11:00 a.m.

Visitor Center Battlefield Children’s Common Soldier Life Program 11:30 a.m.

Cheatham Hill Confederate Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing 12:00 p.m.

Visitor Center Auditorium Author Lecture/ Book Signing – Robert Jones (45 minute duration) 12:30 p.m.

Visitor Center Children’s Storytelling Program – Cathy Kaemmerlen

1:00 p.m.

Mountain Top Confederate Artillery Demonstration/ Cannon Firing 1:30 p.m.

24-Gun Battery Union Infantry Demonstration/ Musket Firing

2:00 p.m.

Word of Faith Gospel Youth Choir performance – Visitor Center Battle­field Main Stage (45 minute duration)

5:00 p.m.

Closing Ceremonies of 150th Anniversary Events at Visitor Center, keynote speaker – Rebecca Burns, author/lecturer on Southern and Atlanta history; Vocal performances by Dr. Oral Moses, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra Choir and the Georgia Spiritual Ensemble

Many of the events are repeated throughout the weekend. For a full list of events, visit battleofkennesawmountain150.com/

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D.G. in Clarkdale
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June 26, 2014
Looks to be something we can all remember, lets pray the rain holds off.
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