Click here for a Full Schedule of Weekend Events

PLEASE NOTE THESE CORRECTIONS TO THE ABOVE SCHEDULE:

 

There will be a Night Cannon Firing at 8:30 pm and Fireworks at 10:00 pm at the Diamond Don RV Park.  Public invited.  These events are included in the $10 cover charge for the Ball. 

 

Historic Jefferson Railway and Diamond Don RV Park Events

May 5, 2017

Civil War Living History, “Day of Learning”, complete with a gunboat and cannons

9:00 – 2:30 at Diamond Don RV Park

The Great Locomotive Chase/The Andrews Raid, aboard a live steam train

Train departs from Diamond Don RV Park

Friday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Additional trains may be added depending on demand

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com


 

May 6-7, 2017

Target Jefferson – A Red River Campaign Objective and Civil War Re-Enactment

Hosted by Blue Gray Alliance, Cleburne’s Division

Sponsored by Historic Jefferson Railway and Diamond Don RV Park

Saturday 2:00 Battle Re-Enactment

Sunday 1:00 Battle Re-Enactment

Jefferson was the shipping port to the Mississippi.  Event includes horse drawn artillery, large cannons, gunboat, steam train, weapons demonstrations, trades and suttlers.  Everyone Welcome – spectators, civilian and military re-enactors.

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

www.cleburnes-divison.com

 

May 6-7, 2017

Special Train Schedule for Jefferson’s Civil War Weekend

The Great Locomotive Chase – The Andrews Raid

SPECIAL – STEAM TRAIN

Trains depart from downtown Jefferson depot

Saturday Narrated Historical Train Day Tours, scouting probes & skirmishes:  11:30, 2:00, 3:30 & 5:00

Sunday Narrated Historical Train Day Tours, scouting probes & skirmishes:  & Naval Battle:  11:30 and 1:00

Come ride a live steam train and experience the story of The Andrews Raid, the Civil War’s most gripping railroad story.  See the living history camps along the river, and the soldiers from the North and South in scouting probes & skirmishes, complete with cannons and gunboat.  Keep your seat on the train as the battle rages around you.

 

 

 

 Click here for a Full Schedule of Weekend Events

PLEASE NOTE THESE CORRECTIONS TO THE ABOVE SCHEDULE:

 

There will be a Night Cannon Firing at 8:30 pm and Fireworks at 10:00 pm at the Diamond Don RV Park.  Public invited.  These events are included in the $10 cover charge for the Ball. 

 

Historic Jefferson Railway and Diamond Don RV Park Events

May 5, 2017

Civil War Living History, “Day of Learning”, complete with a gunboat and cannons

9:00 – 2:30 at Diamond Don RV Park

The Great Locomotive Chase/The Andrews Raid, aboard a live steam train

Train departs from Diamond Don RV Park

Friday Narrated Historical Day Tours: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, and 12:30

Additional trains may be added depending on demand

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com


 

May 6-7, 2017

Target Jefferson – A Red River Campaign Objective and Civil War Re-Enactment

Hosted by Blue Gray Alliance, Cleburne’s Division

Sponsored by Historic Jefferson Railway and Diamond Don RV Park

Saturday 2:00 Battle Re-Enactment

Sunday 1:00 Battle Re-Enactment

Jefferson was the shipping port to the Mississippi.  Event includes horse drawn artillery, large cannons, gunboat, steam train, weapons demonstrations, trades and suttlers.  Everyone Welcome – spectators, civilian and military re-enactors.

www.JeffersonCivilWarDays.com

www.cleburnes-divison.com

 

May 6-7, 2017

Special Train Schedule for Jefferson’s Civil War Weekend

The Great Locomotive Chase – The Andrews Raid

SPECIAL – STEAM TRAIN

Trains depart from downtown Jefferson depot

Saturday Narrated Historical Train Day Tours, scouting probes & skirmishes:  11:30, 2:00, 3:30 & 5:00

Sunday Narrated Historical Train Day Tours, scouting probes & skirmishes:  & Naval Battle:  11:30 and 1:00

Come ride a live steam train and experience the story of The Andrews Raid, the Civil War’s most gripping railroad story.  See the living history camps along the river, and the soldiers from the North and South in scouting probes & skirmishes, complete with cannons and gunboat.  Keep your seat on the train as the battle rages around you.