Civil War Days Weekend April 20-22 at Discovery Park of America

UNION CITY, Tenn. – Civil War Days takes place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 20-22 on the Great Lawn at Discovery Park of America.

New for this year is a ticketed event – a lantern walk Friday evening, April 20. The Lantern Walk is limited to the first 100 guests who purchase their tickets. This unique experience will give guests an authentic feeling of how life was like during the Civil War. There will be stations where visitors will see how women dressed in their mourning attire, learn about women in the war, listen to music and storytelling, and end the evening with a night firing of the cannons. The Lantern Walk tickets are on sale now and are $10 per person. Purchase tickets online or by calling 731-885-5455.

Additionally, there will be an encampment, firing demonstrations, cannon firings, reenactors in period attire, and more.

Civil War Days weekend is free to attend with park admission or membership.

For more information, visit www.discoveryparkofamerica.com.

Sponsored by Dixie Gun Works & The Meadows Hotel

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Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010