Rebellion in the Hills


Civil War reenactment returns this weekend

Staff Report



A period actor will portray President Abraham Lincoln during the Logan Civil War Heritage Weekend.


Rebellion in the Hills Civil War Reenactment will be held Sat.-Sun., Sept. 26-27, at Chief Logan State Park.


HENLAWSON — The era of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and U.S. Grant returns to Chief Logan State Park when the Rebellion in the Hills Civil War Reenactment returns on Sept. 26-27.

The Logan Civil War Heritage Weekend will be held Saturday-Sunday in Chief Logan State Park. The event features Civil War demonstrations, living history encampments, ladies tea, Civil War dance, Civil War church service and Military Drill demonstrations. A period actor will portray Abraham Lincoln.

The civil war heritage weekend activities at Chief Logan State Park include:

Saturday, Sept. 27

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Children’s activities, including sack races, tug-of-war, quilters’ activities, face painting and other age-appropriate outdoor events.

11 a.m.-noon — Ladies Tea, demonstration of spinning wheel at the Museum; Public invited

12:30-1 p.m. — Mr. Lincoln’s speech from the train

2-3 p.m. — Civil War battle reenactment

4 p.m. — Dinner for Reenactors

5-6 p.m. — Visitors welcome to visit the camps for demonstrations

8-10 p.m. — Civil War Dance Under the Stars is at the shelter with music played by an authentic band of the period.

Sunday, Sept. 28

10:30 a.m. — Civil War church services; open to the public

1-1:30 p.m. — Mr. Lincoln’s speech from the train

2-3 p.m. — Civil War battle reenactment

Also, for extra school credit, students attending the reenactment will be given signed papers to take to their teachers.

A period actor will portray President Abraham Lincoln during the Logan Civil War Heritage Weekend.
http://loganbanner.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Abe-speaks-CMYK.jpgA period actor will portray President Abraham Lincoln during the Logan Civil War Heritage Weekend.

Rebellion in the Hills Civil War Reenactment will be held Sat.-Sun., Sept. 26-27, at Chief Logan State Park.
http://loganbanner.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Yankees-fire-CMYK.jpgRebellion in the Hills Civil War Reenactment will be held Sat.-Sun., Sept. 26-27, at Chief Logan State Park.
Civil War reenactment returns this weekend

Staff Report

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