Monday, February 15, 2010

Snow in Americus - continued

Some additional photos of the accumulation of snow here in Americus.

You can see the Confederate Statue in Rees Park and the gazebo in the background.

It really does snow in South Georgia!

February 12, 2010 Snow in Americus

We actually had several inches of snow in Americus, Georgia last Friday. These photos were taken as the snow had just started to come down.

The beginning of the snow storm.

The snowflakes were huge!

The front of the house on a truly wintry day.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Andersonville Revisited

Andersonville Revisited
Date: 3/13/2010, 3/14/2010
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Andersonville National Historic Site - Prison Site

Andersonville National Historic Site will host Andersonville Revisited on Saturday March 13, 2010 and Sunday, March 14, 2010. This living history program offers visitors the opportunity to see and experience what life was like at Andersonville, the infamous Civil War prison camp. Civil War period living historians will portray Andersonville prisoners and guards.

A variety of special demonstrations and interpretive programs will be offered on both days including the arrival of prisoners, shebang (shelter) building, rations issue, Raider attack, inspection of the camp, escape and punishment, guard drill and artillery demonstration. These activities will be presented from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, 2010, and from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 14, 2010.

Candle lantern tours will be conducted on Saturday evening beginning at 7 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made beginning February 1st at 9:00 a.m. To make reservations, please call (229) 924-0343. There is no admission fee and this event is open to the public.

For more information regarding Andersonville National Historic Site, visit their website at: