Scenes from the Encampment, Village
and Flea Market at Calhoun County Park
19th Virginia Cavalry, Co. A, re-enactors include, left to right, Leah
Black, Colton Black, Jonathan Hornbeck, Isaiah Ray, Aaron Black and Ezra
Denny Bell is shown with the scales from Jarvis Store. He has helped his
Jim Bell many times with work at Heritage Village. He said, “I helped
lug these scales around!”
Eighth grader Katie Bell and her aunt Brenda Bell of Ohio visited
Heritage Village and the 19th Virginia Cavalry, Co. A, encampment at
Calhoun County Park to learn more about their ancestor, Daniel Duskey,
who was an Indian scout and Moccasin Ranger.
Chaplain Tim Black of the 19th Virginia Cavalry, Co. A, holds outdoor
Red Barn Willie and his friend, Chief Blackhead, welcomed visitors
to his tables of artifacts and antiques. The handcrafted chief was for
Kaelyn and Maci Ireland enjoy a visit to Freed Post Office at Heritage
Ty Black gives Stevens School a “thumb up.”
Another young visitor said, “You’ve got to see inside, it’s awesome.”
Saturday visitors to Heritage Park included Allison and Bryan Boggs,
seven and five, respectively.
Matt Rush, 10, signs in at Stevens School.
Dominion has provided funding for a generator at Heritage Village. It is
a welcomed asset
for the power tools needed in construction and upkeep of the buildings.
Former employee Jim Bell accepted the gift on behalf of Calhoun
Capt. Dennis Carder (left) leads new recruit Sue Milewski through
Women, disguised as men, served in both the Union and the Confederacy.
Left to right, Aaron Black, Ezra Carder and Leah Black often accompany
their parents on re-enactments.
Trina Beall, Hagan Richards, Lynn Gilbert and Harry Beall
talk over the collection of records and tapes at the Beall’s flea market
Newest addition to Heritage Village is this storage shed.
Left to right, John Schneider, Ezra Carder, Lynn Gilbert, Sally Morris,
Beverly Metz, Haley Metz, Emily Metz, Tim Black and Terry Whited.
The re-enactors demonstrated the difference in guns. Shorter rifles were
carried by mounted troops.
Among those attending last weekend’s Soldiers Training Encampment
at Calhoun County Park were, left to right, Tyler Craig, Sue Milewski,
Dennis Carder, Katie Bell, Brenda Bell, Mike Myers, Tim Black and Terry
Stargazer comes to Calhoun County park