New Manchester Days at Sweetwater Creek State Park

New Manchester Days

Location:
Sweetwater Creek State Park
1750 Mount Vernon Road
Lithia Springs, GA 30122

This living history event will bring to life the New Manchester Community that prospered up to the end of the Civil War. Visit a Civil War-era encampment, take a historical tour to the New Manchester Mill, and learn about Civil War-era uniforms and firearms during black powder demonstrations and infantry drilling.

Experience the 153th anniversary of the capture of the five-story New Manchester textile mill. Visit a Union campaign-style encampment. There will also be a candlelight hike to the New Manchester mill on Saturday, June 25 from 8:30PM-10:00PM. $5 for the hike ages 6 years and over.

 

Saturday: Jun 17, 2017 (10 AM to 5 PM) & Sunday: Jun 18, 2017 (10 AM to 4 PM)

Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 770-732-5871

http://gastateparks.org/SweetwaterCreek

 

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