October 16, 2013

Oct. 18-20: Camp Wildcat Re-enactment

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — The Camp Wildcat Civil War Re-enactment will be held from Oct. 18 through Oct. 20 at Hazel Patch, 10 miles from London. Since the original battle was on Oct. 21, 1861, this will be its 152 anniversary.

They will be raffling off a quilt that is on display at Bob’s Ready to Wear on Main Street. Tickets are $1 each or six tickets for $5. The winner will be presented the quilt on Sunday, Oct. 20 at the re-enactment.

Saturday and Sunday are open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  On Saturday, the Battle of London will be at 2:30 p.m. and on Sunday the Battle of Camp Wildcat will be re-enacted at 2 p.m.

The Camp Wildcat Re-enactment is free, but donations will be taken for parking. The event will take place rain or shine.

From London take north U.S. 25 for 10 miles and turn right at the re-enactment sign in front of Hazel Patch Road. From Interstate 75, take exit 49 and follow the signs.

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