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Guyandotte Civil War Days kicks off Nov. 3

Nov. 03, 2010 @ 12:18 AM

HUNTINGTON -- The 21st annual Guyandotte Civil War Days: Thunder in the Village gets started on Wednesday, Nov. 3, with the annual lecture series.

Famed re-enactor and living historian Al Stone, of Hinton, W.Va., will be at the First Guyandotte Baptist Church, 219 Richmond St., at 7 p.m. portraying Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Refreshments will be served.

At 7 p.m. Thursday, the church will host the president of "Southern Heritage 411," H.K. Edgerton, a black Confederate activist who talks about blacks' roles in the history of The South. Refreshments will be served.

At 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, the church will host Stan Clardy presenting a one-man Civil War play at First Guyandotte Baptist Church, 219 Richmond St. Refreshments will be served.

Camps are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The battles are set for 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

For a complete list of events, go online at www.guyandottecivilwardays.com.

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