Alexandria/Pineville Area Civil War Sesquicentennial Events
The Alexandria/Pineville Area will remember the Civil War during the Sesquicentennial Events. Events will begin Thursday with a Symposium regarding women in Civil War films presented by actress Faith Ford. Friday will be school day at Kent Plantation House and Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, followed by a Symposium regarding Gunboats on the Red River during the Civil War. Saturday will feature Civil War "camp" tours, battle re-enactment and dinner theater. The weekend will conclude Sunday with a church service, "camp" tours, and a final battle re-enactment.