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Revolutionary Days

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Name: Revolutionary Days
Date: February 10, 2018
Event Description:
Celebrating the 239th Anniversary of the Revolutionary Battle of Kettle Creek
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Date/Time Information:
9:00 A.M. The Georgia Society SAR Elijah Clarke Militia Honor Guard with Musket Salutes will raise the 1776 Colors of the Revolutionary War on the Wilkes County Courthouse Flag pole.
9:00 A.M.—12-Noon: Historical performers in the City Square, Georgia Society SAR Living History building with demonstrations, Mary Willis Library period display, Robert Toombs House Historic site with Period performers, Washington City Museum with the Kettle Creek Artifact Room.
10:00 A.M. The Georgia Society SAR combined Color Guard & Militia will gather at the Revolutionary War monument on the Washington City square to Salute and Honor the Wilkes County Militia - (the Heroes of the Hornets’ Nest) and all Revolutionary War Patriots. 
10:30 A.M. Gather behind the Courthouse for the assembly of the Revolutionary War Parade—
ALL the public (Children & Grownups) are welcome to participate in the event as our National Colors and re-enactors lead us around the City square.
Parade STARTS at 10:45 A.M.
11:00 A.M. Georgia Society SAR Elijah Clarke Militia and other re-enactors with black-powder muskets will present a dramatic portrayal of the Battle of Kettle Creek in Fort Washington Park behind the Wilkes County Courthouse.
11:45 A.M. The Georgia Society SAR Color Guard--Elijah Clarke Militia and others, will present arms and fire a thunderous musket salute as the Revolutionary War Colors are lowered and our Present-day National Colors are raised on the Square.
2:30 P.M. Pageantry at the Kettle Creek Battlefield includes, Continental Army, Georgia Militia, Musket volley salutes, Wreath Presentations, SAR/DAR/CAR, Hereditary Organizations, Local, State & National officials, High School JROTC, students and public, place Wreaths to honor the
Heroes of the Hornets’ Nest--the Wilkes County Militia for their 1779 Victory at Kettle Creek.
9:00 --- 5:00 P.M. The Robert Toombs Historic Site and the City Museum will remain open for Visitors. Children & Uniform personnel are welcome Free of Charge
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