Monday, September 21, 2015

Battle of Marianna events set for Sept. 25 & 26

Ely-Criglar Mansion
Marianna, Florida
The 151st anniversary of the Battle of Marianna, Florida, will be commemorated on Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26.

This year's events include memorial services and tours. The reenactment, which takes place every other year, will return next year.

Here is a schedule of events for 2015:

Friday, September 25

6 p.m.

Confederate Memorial Service
Riverside Cemetery
Sponsored by the Dr. Theophilus West Camp, SCV
Public welcome.

Saturday, September 26

9 a.m.

Union Memorial Service
Riverside Cemetery
Sponsored by Old Kitchen Books
Public welcome.

10 a.m.

Commemorative Service
Battle of Marianna Monument in Confederate Park
Public welcome.

11 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m.

Guided Battlefield Tours
Depart from historic Russ House & Visitor Center on Lafayette Street
Public welcome.

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

St. Luke's Episcopal Church & Grounds open to the public.
Sponsored by Children of the American Revolution
Public welcome.