The Southern Museum, located in Downtown Kennesaw, will educate visitors about the day to day tasks of the home front and camp life during the Civil War on Saturday, June 10.
Interactive experiences for young visitors will include cornhusk doll making, laundering using a washboard and play with Civil War era toys. Living historians will demonstrate textile-making, leatherwork and soap making. The Reading Room will feature a display of artifacts from the Museum’s Collection.
Three Rivers Fife & Drum will have twenty-minute musical performances at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Local Civil War historian Michael Shaffer will give two presentations: “Cobb County during the American Civil War” at 11:00 a.m. and “The History of Camp McDonald” at 2:00 p.m. Southern Museum Curator Joshua Whitfield will present “Labor Pains of a New South” at 1:00 p.m.
All activities are included with regular admission; $10 for adults, $8 for Seniors, and $5 for children.