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Brooksville Raid re-enactment battle is at 2 p.m. Sunday

The 32nd annual Brooksville Raid re-enactment continues today at Sand Hill Scout Reservation just east of Weeki Wachee. More than 1,000 volunteers will take to the field to re-create the 1864 battle that was more of a skirmish between Union and Confederate troops. Today's events begin with the presentation of the colors at 9 a.m. Later, there will be an artillery demonstration and the raid battle is set to begin at 2 p.m. Vendors will be available, including the popular Sutlers Row, where visitors can purchase souvenirs, period clothes and accessories.

>>If you go

Battle ready

Today: Gates open to the public at 9 a.m. The battle re-enactment begin at 2 p.m.

Where: Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), just east of Weeki Wachee.

Admission: $8 for adults and teens; $4 for ages 6 to 12; free for Boy Scouts in uniform and children 5 and younger. Free parking. Chair rentals will be available, and there will be food concessions. Coolers allowed, but no alcohol is permitted on the grounds.

Information: Call (352) 799-0129 or visit the website at brooksvilleraid reenactment.com.

>>if you go

Battle ready

Today: Gates open to the public at 9 a.m. The battle re-enactment begin at 2 p.m.

Where: Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), just east of Weeki Wachee.

Admission: $8 for adults and teens; $4 for ages 6 to 12; free for Boy Scouts in uniform and children 5 and younger. Free parking. Chair rentals will be available, and there will be food concessions. Coolers allowed, but no alcohol is permitted on the grounds.

Information: Call (352) 799-0129 or visit the website at brooksvilleraid
reenactment.com.

Brooksville Raid re-enactment battle is at 2 p.m. Sunday 01/21/12 [Last modified: Saturday, January 21, 2012 3:04pm]
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