By Admin, BuyLocalBG.com, BuyLocalBg@gmail.com/
Thursday, March 15th, 2012 1:00 PM CST
Book your school for a truly special Civil War experience at the Kentucky Museum. Students will engage in hands-on activities while exploring the life of a soldier, practicing handwriting of the period, learning to dance, and even conversing with Josie Underwood, as she recounts life in Civil War Bowling Green.
Cost is $6.00 per student. Space is limited- They anticipate being sold out! Book by calling Christy Spurlock at (270) 745-6082. Thanks to the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for the information!
Also check out the Civil War Trail (website link for trail) via the Convention and Visitors Bureau or Kentucky Museumon WKU’s Campus.
Past Civil War 150:
Part 1: Mt. Moriah Cemetery, resting place of “African American Union Soldiers.”
Part 2: The Confederate Graveyard and Monument of Bowling Green. Also, the Most Dangerous Confederate.
Part 3: “Defending the L&N Railroad Wayside Exhibit.”
Part 4: “Mt. Ayr & Fort Underwood”
Part 5: “Baker Hill and Downtown Bowling Green”
Part 6: “Confederate Defense Line and Rifle Trench.”
Part 7: “Fort C.F. Smith and College Hill.”
Part 8: “Fort Webb Park”
Part 9: “Hines Boatlanding and Civil War Hospital Exhibit.”
Part 10: “Bowling Green Courthouse displaying Confederate Medal of Honors and Federal Army Officers.”
Part 11: “Jonesville.”
Part 12: “Bowling Green’s Official Sesquicentennial Event.”
Part 13: “Henry Grider, Veteran of 1812, Whig, Unionist Congressman, Abolitionist and the 14th Amendment.”
Part 14: “Fort Lytle or Fort Albert Sydney Johnston.”
Part 15: “Kentucky Museum.”
Part 16: “L&N Railroad, ‘Civil War and the Railroad’ exhibit.”
Part 17: “The Presbyterian Church on State Street. Former School and Civil War Hospital.”
Also, there is a much better trail tour (we love this so much), check out the Civil War Trail (website link for trail) via the Convention and Visitors Bureau or Kentucky Museumon WKU’s Campus.