A fun event to attend

If you’re looking for a fun and historical way to spend the weekend, please consider attending the upcoming event at Historic Mansker’s Station in Goodlettsville, TN on Saturday-Sunday, October 3-4, 2009.

Besides the reenactment, there will be some wonderful military artifacts on display during the event, all from private collections. These include:

– General William Bowen Campbell’s sword and other artifacts. Campbell commanded the 1st Tennessee Infantry in the Mexican War. Ft. Campbell is named for him.

– CS General Albert Sidney Johnston’s sword worn at the Battle of Shiloh where he was killed. His Mexican War sword will also be displayed.

– CS Gen. Earl Van Dorn’s sword

– artifacts from CS Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest

– artifacts from Confederate president Jefferson Davis

To get directions go to Mapquest and type in the address below. It is in the Nashville metro area.

Have a fun weekend and help support this wonderful historic event.

Historic Mansker’s Station
A division of Goodlettsville Parks and
705 Caldwell Lane | Goodlettsville, TN 37072 | 615.859.FORT


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