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 Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Fax: 540-483-8013

Franklin County Civil War Days
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Photo by Jeff Reid

The second annual Franklin County Civil War Days at LakeWatch Plantation last weekend allowed visitors to step back in time and become a part of living history. The three-day event included military demonstrations, civil war vendors, encampments, period dress, and a skirmish between Calvary and artillery soldiers. The

highlight of each day's activities was the battle reenactment. Other activities included a Civil War period barn dinner and dance, drills and demonstrations, and conversations with Civil War "generals." The event was sponsored by the Franklin County CW 150 Committee and Franklin County Department of Commerce and Leisure Services.

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Billy and Julie Kingery - Click for Website
Alpine Photography Studios - Click for Website
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PHOEBE NEEDLES - Click for Website
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Robert Deatherage - Asst. Commonwealth Atty - Click for Website
Angie McGhee-Quality Realty - Click for Website