SIKESTON, Mo. -- Area schoolchildren and history buffs will get a glimpse of the past as a Boy Scout Venture Post hosts a Civil War re-enactment.
The event will be March 7-9 on land south of Sikeston across the Highway 57 from the new R.S. Matthews Park.
Organizer Rick Justice of Sikeston, a science teacher at the Sikeston Middle School, said Boy Scout Venture Post 149, an organization for older teens sponsored by the Am Vets, is putting the event.
Reenactors will be on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 for area schools to visit on field trips.
The re-enactors will visit downtown Sikeston at the Depot at 11:30 a.m. March 8.
Battle re-enactments are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
For more information e-mail Rick Justice at RDJustice@hotmail.com or call 471-2566.