Program on Fort Henry battle held next Saturday at LBL’s Homeplace
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In February of 1862, “Between the Rivers” was bracing for war. Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry with Federal forces moving up the Tennessee River.

Visit Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to get outdoors and learn more about the American Civil War.

The popular Fort Henry Anniversary Program will take place on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at The Homeplace.

Come learn about Fort Henry’s construction, battle, and legacy 152 years later with invited historian, Susan “Ski” Witzofsky. Following the program, gather at Forth Henry Trail parking area for a guided walk from 3 – 4 p.m. Relive the siege with the historian guiding the way.

Interpretive Center and gift shop will be open for this program; Farm site will be closed. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Registration and full deposit required: $5/adults and $3/children. Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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