About this event:
Battle of Aiken Re-enactment School Day
Friday, February 21 from 8:30 am — 3 pm
Admission is FREE
Event Location: 1210 Powell Pond Road, Aiken
This program is available to all educational programs (including home school programs). If you have never attended one of these Living History Days, they have between 2,000 and 4,000
students on hand to participate. Come whether you have pre-registered or NOT. It helps if you have a large group coming together to pre-register here so they can anticipate the number of participants coming.
Living history demonstrators and displays: The demonstrators will be at number stations. Groups or individuals can choose where they would like to go. Presenters/demonstrators will start over on each half hour depending on the length of their presentation.
Pottery, Blacksmith, Candle Maker, Laundress, Seamstress, Mercantile, Trapper/Fur Trader, Confederate Engineers, Soldier Encampments, History of Guns, Women’s Clothing, Cadets and Boy Soldiers, General Wade Hampton with Mrs. Hampton, General James Longstreet -(History of Battle of Aiken), Pony Rides (There is a cost for this event), Newspaper stand, Schoolhouse, Wood Carver, Tomahawks, Embalmer, Jail House, Caisson (Funeral Carriage), Homestead/Cabin, Women as soldiers, Artillery/Cannon, Family living in encampments, Basket Making, Nursing in the Field, Field Hospital, Cotton process/spinner, Women as spies, General Robert E. Lee
This is not a REACH-hosted event. Contact BOAlivinghistory@gmail.com if you have any questions about the event.