We have a lot of lectures and demonstrations for our Oct. 21 Education Day. Currently scheduled are: Cavalry horse, Zac Robinson; Camp, Greg & Gemma Bentley; Bugle calls, Bruce Austin; Artillery and skirmish, Willis Strong; Abe Lincoln, Ancil Davenport; Weapons, Wayne Watts; Period school, Anita Holland; Making Lye soap, Jim Haynes; Saltmaking, Jim Bordwine; General store, Brenda Nease; General Lee, David Chaltas; Blacksmith, Danny Estep; Declaration of Independence/History of BOL, Dr. Miniard; Undertaker, Paul Taulbee; Nurse, Brenda Taulbee; Union Soldier, Geoff Asher; Herbal Medicine, Susan Hull; Flags, Ron Hornsby; Topographical Map Making, Glenn Campbell; Civil War Medicine, Pikeville nurses; Civil War Music, Steve Ball; Bluegrass Music, Danny Osborne School; Spinning and Weaving, Jo Ann Oborski; Grist Mill, Wayne Whitaker; Williams Gun, Jim Bay; Indian Artifacts, Dr. Gene Smith; World’s Largest Anvil, J. D. Napier; Surgeon Doc, Ken Ratcliff; Rock Garden, Irene Carter
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We are taking dorm room reservations. Rates are $30 for one day or Thursday through Sunday morning. We provide sheets, pillow cases, towels and bath cloths. Contact Kerry Crutcher at (606) 653-8591, or email@example.com for a reservation.
The SRS Allumuni Association requests we inform residents they do not allow pets, smoking or booze.
September 9-11 Middle Creek
September 15-17 We (BOL) will be at the Hazard Black Gold Festival
September 30, Oct. 1 We (BOL) will be at the Hyden Mary Breckenridge festival
October 7-9 Perryville
October 14-16 Wildcat
October 21-23 Battle of Leatherwood
Roll your powder, and clean your gun, and join us!
Carolyn Smith, of Knott County donated a horse-drawn hay rake. Such public support helps the Battle of Leatherwood/Brashearville site to grow.
The Southeastern Kentucky Blacksmiths Association will meet at the General Store Tuesday, October 18, 6 pm. Bring a covered dish for a potluck dinner.
Our next business meeting will be on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6 pm at the General Store.