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2019 Andersonville Historic Fair and Civil War Reenactment

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Join hundreds of reenactors at the 43rd Annual Andersonville Historic Fair and Civil War Reenactmenton October 19-20, 2019 in the Civil War Village of Andersonville, Georgia as they setup camps and stage two realistic Civil War mock battles. Gates open at 10 am both days, with the battles taking place on Saturday at 3pm and Sunday at 2pm as history comes alive in Andersonville, Georgia. The Andersonville Historic Fair takes place on the first full weekend each October,

Andersonville Historic Fair

Sutlers selling Civil War uniforms and accouterments, guns, swords, flags and Civil War era civilian clothing add color and interest as do craftsmen such as gunsmiths, blacksmiths, basket makers, quilters, weavers, and artists of all kinds.

Visitors from all walks of life came to Andersonville last weekend to enjoy a parade, sample the wares of the many food vendors, and take a trip back to a time when the nation was on the brink of being torn asunder by a brutal war. The first big activity is the parade on the main street on Saturday at 11 am. The Saturday parade, an annual favorite, includes a marching band and a wide variety of participants and entertainmen, and features marching soldiers wearing the colors of both the Union and Confederate armies of the civil war. Special entertainment include performances by The Southern Gunslingers, puppet shows, line dancing, clogging, bluegrass, jazz and country band performances, and gospel singing.

War reenactors will mingle with visitors, clad in period-accurate garb to accentuate the many historic attractions available to festival goers, including a working blacksmith shop, a variety of antique and collectibles stores, arts and crafts vendors, reproductions of buildings from the 1860s and, of course, the Civil War battle reenactments.

There is a lot to do at the Andersonville Historic Fair and Civil War Reenactment and in the Anderson Historic Village. This is a family-friendly event, so bring everyone!

Andersonville Historic Fair and Civil War Reenactment Mini-Gallery

SCHEDULE (tentative)
Saturday
10 am Gates Open
11 am Parade on Main Street
3 pm Battle Reenactment
5 pm Gates Close
Sunday
10 am Gates Open
2 pm Battle Reenactment
5 pm Gates Close

Admission
$4 Adults
$1.50 Children 12 and under
Free Parking
No animals over 20 pounds; all must be on leashes.

Location
Civil War Village of Andersonville
117 E. Church Street
Andersonville, GA, 31711

For More Information: Call 229-924-2558; email andersonvillega@att.net

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next on the first Saturday and Sunday in October at the Civil War Village of Andersonville, Georgia.

Andersonville Historic Fair

Tags: Andersonville Historic Fair, Andersonville Civil War Days, Andersonville Civil War Reenactment, Andersonville Historic Fair and Civil War Reenactment

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