LIFE IN THE 1860’s

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LIFE IN THE 1860’s

October 2, 2021 - Saturday, Oct. 2nd 2021 - 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Interpretive Center

Re-enactors from the 15th Mississippi Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Co. F will be camped at the center during the Okeelala Festival and all visitors and local residents are invited to this free event.

Demonstrations will take place at campsites and will include campfire cooking, tent camping, soldier’s clothing, equipment, and a weapons display.

Graham Osborne, local historian and experienced tour guide will conduct a free tour of the battlefield, beginning at 9:30 at the center.

The center will be open on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and admission is $5 for everyone over seven years. The center is located at 607 Grisham Street in Baldwyn.

The center offers a film, interactive exhibits, bookstore, weapons displays, uniforms, a model of the battlefield and a database kiosk, along with a special display of genuine relics.

Anyone who has items or relics related to the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads, is asked to share their story.

For more information, contact Director Wanda Palmer at bcr.wandapalmer@gmail.com or call 662-365-3969.