Civil War at the Wood House, Apr. 15-16

There will be a Civil War at the Wood House on Apr. 15 and 16, just 150 years and three days from the start of the actual Civil War.  Students from Jackson and Josephine counties will see the action between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 15. As of Mar. 29, some 160 students have been signed up to attend the event, according to Mike McCune, who is in charge of the Civil War enactment activities. Many more are expected for the day-long re-enactments.

Students can bring a sack lunch or be prepared to buy their lunch from the vendor.

Saturday’s activities will run from 9-5 p.m. There will be a  $2 entry fee.

Weather permitting there will be tents set up for a variety of events. The soldiers, who will be in full uniform, will shoot off their canon and be involved in a number of battles.

For more information, call Skip Geear, 541-826-2177.

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