Open Date:

Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Close Date:

Sun, Apr 24, 2016

 
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Authentically costumed and equipped soldiers clash in this battle that sealed the confederacy's doom. Featuring various activities over the weekend. Thursday: Living History School Tours begin in conjunction with the Battle of Selma Re-enactment’s Strategic Partner Wallace Community College Selma. The 1860’s come alive with hands-on instruction and period music. Only pre-selected Living History Presenters will be allowed contact with the school day attendees. Friday: Living History School Tours continue. Only pre-selected Living History Presenters will be allowed contact with the school day attendees • Enjoy present day and 1860s style food, beverages,clothes, jewelry, toys and souvenirs. Sutlers will be open so bring your Yankee money. 7:30 pm: The ominous beauty and power of Civil War era artillery is unleashed. Saturday:Saturday Battlefield Admission ~ $7 (US) No Confederate currency accepted •Tour Confederate, Union and civilian camps • See the troops drill as they prepare for the skirmish • 2:00 pm: Battle — Civil War infantry, cavalry, and artillery tactics • 7:00 pm: The Battle of Selma Grand Military Ball at Sturdivant Hall Battle of Selma Grand Military Ball at Sturdivant Hall Saturday Night, from 7 pm – 11:00 pm. Sunday:Sunday Battlefield Admission ~ $7 (US) No Confederate currency accepted • 9:00 am: period worship service • 10:30 am: Civil War Memorial Service and history tour at historic Old Live Oak Cemetery. Hear stories about the men who fought, in this final resting place for some of the South’s most beloved sons • Visit the sutler’s area for food, shopping and clothing reminiscent of the period • Witness full military troop and camp inspections • 2:00 pm: The 151st Battle of Selma Re-enactment begins

Location:

Riverview Avenue and Satterfield Street

Selma, AL

36703
Additional Features:
Entertainment Free, Handicapped Access
Hours:
Fri. 9am-5pm, Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 9am-4pm
Admission:
Admission Charge
Phone Number:
(334) 875-7241
Alt. Phone Number:
(800) 457-3562
Fax Number:
(334) 875-7142
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