Upcoming EVENTS

  • 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 […]

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  • HEADSTONE FOR U. S. UNKNOWN SOLDIER October 16, 2021 - Saturday, Oct. 16th 2021 - 10 a.m. - Bethany Historic Cemetery

    On October 16th, a headstone memorializing the Union dead at Brice’s Crossroads Battlefield will be dedicated at the Bethany Historic Cemetery where a lone soldier was laid to rest. Many Union soldiers lost their lives during the rout at the Tishomingo Creek during the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads on June 10, 1864. The remains of […]

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