Harmon Field Heritage Days
Civil War Camp

Thursday, March 26
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Seventh Annual Harmon Field Heritage Days Civil War Camp and Reenactment

Weekend Schedule

2nd North Carolina Mounted Infantry
Carolina Independent Battery
1st Federal Marines
22nd NC Troops Co B
McKinsey Printing
Serendipity Kids Ranch, Columbus, NC
  You Tube Videos of Past Events  
HF Heritage Days ~ 2009
(Uncovering America)
  HF Heritage Days ~ 2011
(Lorna Dever)
Home Schools
Polk Central
Saluda Elementary
St. Joseph Catholic School
Sunnyview Elementary
Tryon Elementary School
Tryon Seventh-day Adventist
Awi Usdi

Possum Holler Sutlery

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People are invited to spend time in the Civil War Camp visiting with the soldiers and learning about life during the Civil War
Thursday:  11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Rotations through Era Interests, Arts & Crafts, and Civil War Camp

Please call, 828-817-1544, or e-mail to reserve your place in the rotations for your students. Thanks!
Camp Open:  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m.:  Company Drill

2:00 p.m.:  Battle of Stoneman's Raid

3:00 p.m.:  Music on the Battlefield

5:00 p.m.:  Supper with the Soldiers
If not in period attire --
Donation of $5/adult and $3/ages 6 - 13

Campfires open to the public. Come and join the troops by their fires.
Camp Open:  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.:  Church Service (Time may vary)

2:00 p.m.:  Battle of Stoneman's Raid
FOR MORE INFORMATION:  828-817-1544 or
Awi Usdi Music on the Battlefield SPONSORS in 2014

Cara will set up her Awi Usdi (Little Deer) tent at Harmon Field Heritage Day and offer handmade Cherokee bead bracelets.

Cara is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation. She attends the University of North Carolina in Asheville as an English Literature major in the Teaching Licensure program and is an active member of UNC-A's Native American Student Association. She enjoys attending Civil War reenactments and producing beadwork. All proceeds made from her bracelets go towards purchasing more supplies to produce future products as well as necessities not covered by her scholarships and Financial Aid that will help her to attain her educational goals.

Music, stories & dance: Carol Rifkin, John Fowler & Jeanette Queen

3-5 p.m. Saturday March 28: Join some of mountain music’s best-known musical personalities at Harmon Field.  Rifkin and Fowler co-host public radio WNCW’s popular mountain music show “This Old Porch,” all three are long time members of the mountain music community: Jeanette Queen from Jackson County’s singing Queen Family, Fowler from the upstate of South Carolina and Carol Rifkin’s at home in Buncombe County, where she plays, writes, sings and dances. Together they bring a program full of history, laughter, songs, stories, string band music, participatory dance, conversation and off the cuff humor.


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