Sikeston Depot Museum helps organize Civil War re-enactments

Thursday, February 26, 2009

SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Civil War Battle of Sand Ridge and the Raid on Lawrence, Kan., will be re-enacted this weekend.

Registration will be from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Sikeston Depot Museum, 116 W. Malone Ave. in Sikeston.

Activities are from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The re-enactment of the Raid on Lawrence, Kan., will be from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday and the Battle of Sand Ridge will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The re-enactment of the Battle of Sand Ridge will be held again at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Encampment will be at the Scott Matthews Farm. There will be a banner near the entrance on U.S. 60, a mile east of Wal-Mart.

For more information, call Mike Marsh, Sikeston Depot Museum director, at 573-481-9967.

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