*May 5-7, 2017 – Recall LaGrange, 1461 LaGrange College Road, Leighton
Commemorating the burning of LaGrange College-Military Academy during the Civil War in 1863: Recall LaGrange Festival, 2017 will be commemorating also the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Guadalcanal during World War ll, with both Japanese and American’s re-enacting the campaign. Featuring the only Marine Re-enacting group in the USA; Company E. 282, 1st Sgt. George H. Jones; the re-enactors also preform the Seven Years War-Revolution War, and Modern War on Terror. Other activities include the Cemetery Drama, 1800’s Demonstrations, and Special Ceremony for Mike Vanderboegh (Founder of LLHA)and School Day will on Friday with Educational Activities for the kids. Period arts/crafts will be on display for purchase during the entire week-end.
Friday May 5 School Day 9am-3pm;
Sat. & Sun. May 6 & 7 10 am – 4 pm. FREE. Vendor Contact: 256-446-9324. For more information: 256-383-0783 or www.lagrangehistoricsite.com