Buchanan Civil War History Weekend

Main Street and Town Park
19753 Main Street
Buchanan, VA 24066
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Botetourt
Friday, April 24, 2015
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Phone: (540) 254-1212
Email buchananva@verizon.net
Website www.townofbuchanan.com

History comes alive in downtown Buchanan!

See the flash, smell the smoke and witness the reenactment of General McCausland and his confederate troops fighting to secure the bridge delaying General Hunters fiery Raid of the Valley. You and your family are invited to explore one of the lesser known sites of the War Between the States in downtown Buchanan.

Stroll through Living History Camps, Sutler's Row, Take part in a Camp Dance or period Church service and explore Main Street where you will find the Cherry Blossom Arts & Crafts Show and Sale, Antiques, a Textile Show, gifts and places to eat .

Witness firsthand accounts of Buchanan's time during the war.  Activities include special Field Trips for schools on Friday beginning at 9:00am, a street skirmish, and the Battle of Buchanan and more.

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Last Updated: 11/12/2014 10:04 AM
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