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Our Sponsors include

THE BATTLE THAT CHANGED THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

               Joe Wheeler's Greatest Victory

         150th Commemoration             of the  

                 Battle of Brown's Mill,        

 

and

 

Newnan, a Hospital Town

 

Come celebrate with us on October 10, 11, 12, 2014 

 

You are invited to the first reenactment since the completion of the new Brown's Mill Battlefield Historic Site.  While here, visit the recreation of the hospitals that were located in downtown Newnan.  Then relive the battle that changed the course of the Atlanta Campaign, the Battle of Brown's Mill.  Be sure to walk the trails at the original battlefield site, read the interpretive markers, sit on a bench and enjoy the sounds of quiet.

 Activities for July & October

July Activities:

July 12--FROM THE BEGINNING-Gallery Showing in the Court House

July 19--CHURCH HISTORY DAY-1824-1897. Around the Square

July 20--Traditional SACRED HARP SINGING-In the Historic Court Room    Call  the Visitor Center-770-254-2627 for information.

July 26--A WINDOW INTO THE PAST:THE AFTERMATH                    Tour the Battlefield and see the aftermath of War           Tickets available at the Visitor Center--$15 per person     Tour times:  5:00,  6:30,  8:00, and   9:30pm


OCTOBER ACTIVITIES: Saturday & Sunday, 11th--12th
SCHOOL DAY-Friday, October 10th


3 LOCATIONS FOR ACTIVITIES

HOSPITAL TOWN-

 DOWNTOWN NEWNAN


  • See the skirmish at the Depot that began the historic event.
  •  See the replica of the hospital shed 
  • Experience period medical demonstrations
  •  Visit the Historic Depot where the skirmish took place.

BATTLE REENACTMENT

Coweta County FAIRGROUNDS


  • Ladies Tea with Guest Speaker
  • Period dance in the barn Saturday night
  • Shopping on "sutler row" for period wares
  • Food and beverage vendors
  • Reenactment of the Battle of Brown's Mill
  • Period church service


THE ORIGINAL BATTLEFIELD

  • Tactical on the historic battlefield (not open to the public)  Friday night-TIME TBA
  • Descendants' Reunion on the original battlefield.
  • Opportunities to visit the original battlefield.

Rain or Shine

The battles may be delayed while lightning is in the area, but they will begin as soon as possible

We hope for no rain.

Tractors will be on-site for stranded motorists or reenactors with horse trailors.

Brown's Mill Battlefield Preservation

 

A portion of the event proceeds will go towards the preservation of more of the Brown's Mill Battlefield land.  If you would like to become even more involved in the preservation efforts, you can contact the Brown's Mill Battlefield Association, a grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the task of preserving the Brown's Mill Battlefield.

To find out how you can help, please visit the website at Friends of Browns Mill Battlefield