Open to All Public, Private, & Home Schools
September 16th, 2022
What is Educational Friday?!?
Friday is reserved for students to come to the Raid on the Little General's Farm and get hands on learning about life during the War for Southern Independence.
What will the students learn about?
What does it take to be a soldier? What types of uniforms and weapons are there? What types of soldiers are there? Learn how to load a musket and cannon.
See what battlefield medicine looked like 160 years ago. How has medicine changed since the War? How did Nurses become a necessity?
How did the soldiers live? What did they eat and how did they cook? Learn to make a shelter while on the move.
Learn songs of the 1800s and what the soldiers sang around the night time fires to pass the time.
What did those not in the Army do to support the War Effort? How did the civilians live? What kind of tragedies did they survive during the war? What did the civilians wear at home and around town?
What is a Sutler? Learn what businesses who followed the Army provided to the Soldiers and why. Visit and shop our Sutlers and take home your souvenirs and start building your own uniform while at the Raid on the Little General's Farm.
How do we get to come?
Fill out the registration form below and bring your students about 15 minutes before your time. Cost is $5 per student and each student will receive a Free Pass for Saturday or Sunday's Battles. Teachers, Chaperones and Parents are free and you are more than welcome to bring a sack lunch and eat under the trees or purchase food from our on-site vendors.
Once you are registered an email confirmation will be sent to you.
Each tour lasts about 2 hours.