|1.||Artillery||At flags in Blue and Gray Park |
1st Light Artillery will speak about how to fire a cannon
and the importance of cannons to battle.
|2.||Covered Bridge||Walk through self-guided tour of bridge |
South bound lane of bridge is open to pedestrian traffic.
Outside walkway is open.
|3.||Barbour County Historic Museum||Museum will be open during the day for student tours. Admission to Museum is free. |
Admission to see Philippi Mummies is $1 per person.
If writing check for visiting mummies, make check out to Barbour County Historical Museum.
|Vietnam Park - town side of Covered Bridge|
|4.||BC Home Guard||Reenactors will present first person portrayals of historical figures.|
|Confederate Camp and Surrounding Area|
|5.||Life of a Soldier||Steve Riffle will discuss the life of a Civil War soldier.|
|6.||Battle of Philippi||Dr. Jud Bracy will introduce the Battle of Philippi, the First Land Battle of the Civil War.|
|7.||Cooking in Camp||Doretta Brown will demonstrate cooking over open fire for a Civil War camp.|
|8.||Small Arms||Member of Barbour Grays will discuss small arms used in the Civil War.|
|9.||Ladys Clothing of Civil War time||Micah and/or Ashton Cunningham will show what women wore during the 1800s.|
|10.||Childrens Toys and Games||Terri Riffle will present various Civil War era toys and parlor games.|
|11.||Company Mascots||Kelly Bracey will share the use of company mascots for the troops.|
|12.||Primitive Settlers||Sue and Frank Murphy will talk about life style in the early 1800s|
|13.||Apple Butter Making||Silent Grove CEOS will make apple butter over an open fire; |
see all the hard work that goes into this traditional activity.
|14.||Doctor||Eva Jo Patterson and Shawn Braden will show Civil War medical supplies |
and demonstrate amputation procedures
(see Civil War Medicine/Gaines Johnson on YouTube)
|15.||Bobbin Lace and Tatting, Jacob's Meadow, Inc.||Kim Miller will demonstrate and discuss historical needlework.|
|16.||Women's Head Coverings||Susan Foy and Danielle Ervin will show period head coverings worn by women during Civil War era. |
Set up in Anglin Ford Trading Post
|Philippi Baptist Church Area (457-3206)|
|17.||Traditional Music||Gerald Fogg and friends will provide music and sing along using traditional instruments. |
9:30 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, and as visitors stop by
|18.||Tillie Pierce||Linda Donegan will speak about Tillie Pierce, 15 year old |
who witnessed Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.
|19.||Soldier Quilts||Mary Ellen Sparks will exhibit a soldier's quilt she has made |
and discuss the soldiers' quilts used during Civil War.
|Barbour County Courthouse|
|20.||A Visit with Harriet Tubman and Stonewall Jackson||In third floor Courtroom of the Barbour County Courthouse; |
enter through security door on Church Street (across from Baptist Church)
Ilene Evans brings alive Harriet Tubman, most famous leader of the Underground Railroad, the network that aided slaves in their escape to the free states and Canada - 10:30 am Friday.
Doug Riley brings alive the Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson 1:30 pm Friday and 10:00 am Saturday.
Both historians are part of History Alive! historical figures, of the WV Humanities Foundation program.
Assisted by Bob Donegan, reenactor
|Back Corner Courthouse Square|
|21.||Blacksmiths||Joey Mullenix and Clark Freeman, Blacksmiths, will demonstrate the skills of a blacksmith.|
|City Parking Lot (across street from Senior Center; diagonally across from Courthouse)|
|22.||Antique Train Display||Dean Hardman will show off his display of trains that help tell the story of trains in western VA.|
|The Crafters' Park|
|23.||James E. Hanger||Bob O'Connor author of The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger: Civil War Soldier |
will talk about Hanger, the first amputee of the Civil War.