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Thursday, June 14, 2012 10:46 pm

Rare old time

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The Grierson Days Celebration June l6-l7 in Community Park, Jacksonville, is recreating the capture of Newton Railroad Station on Grierson’s famous l6 day raid through the South. The l7th annual Civil War re-enactment takes on an entirely new look this year with the addition of Dr.  Karl Luthin’s KeleQuine Productions providing unique battle field set dressings. Dr. Luthin orchestrated productions for more than 100 movies including those by Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard. This year will also see the development of World War 1 and II battles, exhibits, children’s learning stations, rides in a two-and-one-half-ton army truck and much more. Admission is free.   

General Grierson Civil War Days
June 16-17, 9am-5pm
Jacksonville Community Park
S. Main St. and W. Morton Ave
243-5678
Free