Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger Programs Present ‘Civil War in the Mountains’ with Award-Winning Historian Aug. 18

Published Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 3:06 pm

 Aug. 9, 2012. Blue Ridge Mountain Ranger Programs for Aug. 17-18.

 

Friday August 17, 2012

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. – Friend or Foe?

We think of many creatures in the natural world as bad, scary and out to get us. But are they? Join in the debate!

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30 p.m. – Park Smartz Trivia

            Join a Ranger for a good ole game of trivia and test your knowledge of America’s National Parks and the wildlife within. All ages welcome.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater – Milepost 316

7:30 p.m. The Civil War in the Mountains with Award Winning Historian and Author

In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Civil War historian and award winning author Michael Hardy and a group of historic re-enactors will give a presentation on the Civil War in the Appalachian Mountains.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

Crabtree Falls Campground Amphitheater- Milepost 340

7:30 p.m. O Christmas Tree

There is a special place for this holiday decoration in the hearts of everyone. Along the Parkway can be seen this symbol of Christmas, but come and learn about this beloved fir beyond is tradition.

Approximately 45 minutes in length

 

 

All programs are Free and open to the public 

Special thanks to Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Eastern National, and FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway for their financial support of these programs

 


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