Veterans Day Luminary event set

Published 2:58 pm Friday, November 5, 2021

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On Saturday, Nov. 13 at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park, staff, volunteers, and period-dressed living historians will be hosting our annual “Veterans Day Luminary” commemorative trail walk.

This year we will offer two tours. The Ranger-led hikes will begin at 6 p.m. and at 6:45 p.m. at the camp-fire beside the historic Hillsman House, each lasting approximately 30 minutes. The tours will follow a luminary led path and will include several stops along the way where living historians will read brief first-person accounts from the battle.

This special event is free to the public and will take place during sunset. Visitors are highly encouraged to dress accordingly for potentially cold temperatures. In addition, please wear comfortable footwear for walking along a grass and dirt-covered trail. Pets are also welcome, but must be on a leash no longer than six feet in length and under the control of their handlers at all times. In the event of inclement weather (rain or snow), the program will be cancelled.

Current COVID-19 Restrictions shall be observed. For questions, please call the park office at (804) 561-7510.