6th Cavalry Troop C Re-Enactment Training
September 20, 9:00 a.m.
Are you interested in participating in re-enactments? The recently formed 6th Cavalry Troop C is taking recruits and will be offering a full day of training in preparation for the World War II re-enactments at Remembering Our Heroes.Training will be led by volunteers Rick Waters and Ray McKnight. Training Details (Word File) For further information, e-mail chris@6thcavalrymuseum or call 706-861-2860.
Benefit Polo Match at Bendabout Farm
September 21, 2:00 p.m.
It's time again for the annual benefit polo match at Bendabout Farm. The match will be between USA and Mexico. Attending the match if free and parking is free but 6th Cavalry Museum volunteers will be on had accepting voluntary donations. Bendabout
Farm is located at McDonald, TN just south of Cleveland on Highway 11. Signs will mark the entry. There is additional bleacher seating this
year or you may bring folding chairs. In
case of inclement weather, matches may be canceled. Additional information can be obtained by
calling (423) 479-1645 or logging on the website www.Bendabout.com.
5th Annual Remembering Our Heroes - School Day Program
October 24, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bring your students to experience World War II through our living historians. Georgia students are FREE thanks to a grant from the Georgia Humanities Council. Tennessee students are just $2 each. All teachers, chaperones and bus drivers are FREE. School groups must register in advance. Call the museum at 706-861-2860 to schedule your school group.
5th Annual Remembering Our Heroes
October 25, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Experience World War II as the 6th Cavalry Museum and community volunteers present a day of living history and remembrance of our Armed Forces. The events will be held on the former parade ground – polo field of the Army Post at Fort Oglethorpe (1902 – 1946).
photos by Kymberly L. Thomas