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Note: Hurricane Shoals Park may close to due severe weather and or flooding on occasion. Play and swim at the shoals at your own risk. No fishing allowed in river.

 

NO PETS OR ALCHOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED

Park Location:

416 HURRICANE SHOALS ROAD MAYSVILLE, GA 30558

 

Phone: (706) 367-6350

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Village Activities

2019 Schedule


NO PETS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED

29TH ART IN THE PARK

SEPTEMBER 21st & 22nd, 2019

​HERITAGE VILLAGE

HAPPENINGS IN THE HERITAGE VILLAGE
 

Enjoy your walk across the Covered Bridge to the Heritage Village and step back in time. These historic buildings were rescued from all corners of Jackson County. Enjoy stories as you tour the Miles Wilson Matthews Chapel and all the log cabins that date from the 1800's.

Saturday Hours 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday Hours   12:30 pm - 5:30 pm            
 
ALL WEEKEND
Artisans of Historic Crafts are set against the backdrop of the Heritage Village.
 
APPALACHIAN STYLE BROOMS - Carole Morse - Front porch of Veal Log Cabin             
BLACKSMITHING - Troy Williams - Blacksmith Shed
SPLIT OAK BASKET WEAVING - Jerry Waldrop - Two story Barn
SPINNING - Linda White - Freeman Cabin (right room)
APOTHECARY - Paula Dyer - Freeman Cabin (left room)
KNITTING - Knitters at Noon / Sue Carlson - Freeman Cabin (left room)
WEAVING - Kelly Coldren - Freeman Cabin (right room)
SOAP MAKING - Dianne Baird - Front porch of Wood Log Cabin                      
BISCUITS MAKING - Amanda Browning - Front porch of Wood Log Cabin
 

SOUTHERN GOSPEL MUSIC - Miles Wilson Matthews Chapel            
 
Dugar Strickland, Robin Dyer & Friends - acoustic music

Performance Times
Saturday - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday - 3:00 pm – 5:00pm
 
**As you enter the Freeman Log Cabin take time to listen to a BIOGRAPHICAL VIDEO of Clyde Freeman who lived in this 1840’s dog-trot cabin until his death in 1992.
 
The Freeman Log Cabin never had electricity, running water or indoor plumbing.

CHILDREN’S ART LOCATION  - Pavilion #4, Cross Roads School, and Veal Cabin
                                                            
CHILDREN’S ART CONTEST AWARDS CEREMONY - Amphitheater
Saturday - 12:00 pm
 

SATURDAY ONLY - 10:00 am  - 5:00 pm - Crossroads School  
Story Time -  Presented by Piedmont Regional Library System - Throughout the Day


SUNDAY ONLY - 12:00 - 1:00 pm - Miles Wilson Matthews Chapel                                                
Old Fashion Church Service - Chaplain Joey Young - Old Paths Re-enactors Missions

Period Music Music starts a few minutes before service   
 

 
REENACTORS -Drills and Living History - Encampment on both sides of the river
BATTLES - Saturday - 4:00 pm lasting 45-60 minutes
Sunday - 2:00 pm lasting 45-60 minutes
 
On Saturday, ALL spectators will need to exit the Village starting at 3:15.  Village completely cleared by 3:30.
On Sunday, ALL spectators will need to exit the Village starting at 1:15.  Village completely cleared by 1:30.
 
LIVING HISTORY CAMP
Location: On the River across the road from The Confederate Camp
            
Saturday - 11:00 am - MEDICAL DEMONSTRATION
Location: Beside Joey Young’s (Chaplains Quarters) in the Living History Camp

CHILDREN SKIRMISH - Location: Lower end of the Village below Freeman Cabin -
Saturday - 1:00 pm lasting 45 minutes (**ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT**)


CALVARY COMPETITION - Location: Lower end of the Village below Freeman Cabin 
Saturday - 11:00 am  lasting 45 minutes

WAR BETWEEN THE STATES -            
COMMANDERS
Col. David Young overall Confederate Commander -  Col. Hunter Poythress overall Federal Commander
Col. Elaine Wallace overall Artillery Commander  - Col. Jeff Reno overall Cavalry Commander
Amanda Young - Period Civilian Coordinator

NARRATOR OF BATTLES - General Lee Wayne Murdock -  PERIOD MUSIC
Around the encampments, Laney House & others will be playing  “Civil War Tunes” throughout the weekend.

SUTLER LIST:
 
RUM CREEK
BELLE SISTERS APOTHECARY
OLE DOC BELL ROOT BEER
CHARLESTON TINTYPIST 
PERIOD HATS & MUSICIAN
BONNIE BLUE SUTLERY

SOUTHERN FAMILY IMPRESSIONS (Ladies Period Dresses)

“EVENTS AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE”
“RESERVED PARKING” ONLY FOR TWS MEMBERS & VILLAGE DEMONSTRATORS AT PAT BELL CONFERENCE CENTER  “PARKING PASSES” WILL BE DISTRIBUTE