This year marks the 250th anniversary of the Civil War and the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site in Fairview will mark the occasion this weekend by commemorating Davis' 205th Birthday.
A news release says the park will have two battle re-enactments, food, reenactors representing Civil War figures, a Miss Confederacy Pageant for young ladies ages 3 to 21, a Civil War Flag display, a field surgeon, a field hospital, and a reenactors’ Ball, featuring the St. Claire Family, out of Alabama.
All events are free, except for monument/museum tours. The cost for the tours is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and military personnel and $3 for children 12 and under. Activities begin Friday and continue through Sunday. Anyone needing more information should contact the park.