Raid on the Suwannee

November 12 -13, 2016

Raid on the Suwannee

November 12-13, 2016

Heritage Park and Gardens is proud to announce and host the Raid on the Suwannee living history event and civil war reenactment!  Mark your calendars – November 12th-13th 2016 are the event days at Heritage Park.

Earlier in the week leading up to that, there will be various educational opportunities throughout the town of Live Oak and specifically at the Suwannee River Regional Library.  

Dates: November 12-13, 2016

Gates Open - 10:00 am both days

Event Location:   1004 Helvenston Street Live Oak, FL 32064

Entry Fees:

Spectators – $5 per person, per day. 

Children under 8 - free

Scouts in uniform - free

Schedule of Activities

Monday, November 7

6:30 pm

Eric Musgrove, a local Suwannee County and Live Oak historian will give a presentation on the Civil War at the Suwannee River Reg Library

Friday, November 11

9:00 am

Raid on the Suwannee will take part in the Veterans Day Parade. The public will be admitted free to see Civil War camps, Cannon Demonstrations and learn from the reenactors what life was like in the camps after the Parade till 2 PM.

Saturday, November 12th

10:00 am

Gates open at 10 am with entertainers throughout the day. Tour the Confederate and Union camps visit the Sutler tents and the modern food vendors. Battle begins at 2pm, gates close at 4:30 pm

Sunday, November 13th

10:00 am

Gates open at 10 am with entertainers throughout the day. Tour the Confederate and Union camps visit the Sutler tents and the modern food vendors. Battle begins at 2pm, gates close at 4:30 pm

 Location

The Raid on the Suwannee will be held at Live Oak Heritage Park and Gardens which is located at 1004 Helvenston St, Live Oak, FL.

The Area

Live Oak and Suwannee County offer great options for lodging, dining and entertainment.  CLICK HERE to learn more - and welcome to Live Oak!

Raid on the Suwannee

 

November 12-13, 2016

Raid on the Suwannee

 

  • Battle Reenactments
  • Period Music
  • Authentic Sutlers

Raid on the Suwannee

  • Heritage Park and Gardens
  • In Live Oak, Florida
  • Near the Banks of the Historic Suwannee River

See History Come Alive

Enjoy seeing period sutlers, taste authentic foods and hear music that will take you back in time.

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Map to Raid on the Suwannee

1004 Helvenston Street Southeast

Live Oak, FL 32064