Saturday, March 20, 2010
Confederate Marines Living History Weekend at Port Columbus
Several units of Confederate Marines will appear at Port Columbus this weekend for a special Cool History program called "Marines of the South." March 20-21 will feature training of these marines in various Civil War era tactics including crewing large naval guns, small arms drill and firing, and amphibious landings. Three big cannon firings per day are scheduled. The event is included in normal admission fees at Port Columbus.
For more information, go to: http://www.portcolumbus.org/ or http://portcolumbuslivinghistory.blogspot.com/2010/03/draft-schedule-for-march-cool-history.html
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (subject to change):
9 a.m. Raise flag on Water Witch
11a.m. Cool History Begins
Cannon Firing and Drill
11:30 0r s0 till 1 Small Arms, Drill and On-Ship Activities
1 p.m. Cannon Firing and Drill
1:30 CSMC Birthday Party on USS Water Witch (Weather Permitting)
2:30 River Activities - Landings etc.
4:00 Cannon Firing and Drill
Morning Boat activities if desired
Noon Cannon Firing and Drill
Afternoon Daily Sailor Activities