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POW camp reenactors at Fort McKavett

By Kevin Malcolm, Educator/Curator, Fort McKavett State Historic Site

Fort McKavett State Historic Site came to life on March 17–19 with the presence of historical reenactors during the “Imprisoned on the Frontier 1862” reenactment. Participants from five states arrived at the site and immersed themselves into spring 1862 to recreate the historic Confederate Prisoner of War camp. ...

THC's Historic Sites, Fort McKavett State Historic Site | living history

Veterans' reunion at Confederate Reunion Grounds, Mexia

By Rachel Smith, Educator, Confederate Reunion Grounds

On April 29–30, the Friends of the Confederate Reunion Grounds will host its 23rd annual Civil War Living History and Reenactment at Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site. The event has become a popular yearly tradition for local residents and history buffs from far and wide.

The presentation of mock battles or...

THC's Historic Sites, Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site | Civil War, living history