Civil War living history set to be at Mount Olive museum Saturday
By Staff Reports
Published in News on November 10, 2010 1:46 PM
MOUNT OLIVE -- The Mount Olive Area Historical Society will sponsor its third annual Civil War living history program on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the David John Aaron History Museum, 137 E. Main St.
Some of the events that will include speakers, demonstrations, working blacksmith and a raffle. Period music will be played as well.
Two lectures are being planned and will be held inside the museum.
Bobby Mozingo will speak on "Brown Water (Confederate) Sailors" at 1 p.m. and Gordon Houston will speak on "Confederate Weapons" at 2 p.m.
The talks will last about 30 to 45 minutes.
The event is free and open to the public and the museum will be open for tours.
For more information contact museum director Ken Dilda at 731-2779 or Austin House at 222-2490.