Montgomery & Selma

2019 Battles for the Armory

November 08, 2019 to November 10, 2019 in Tallassee , AL

Gates open at 9 a.m. each day. Battle reenactments Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.


BFTA 2017 Tea/Brunch

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Tallassee Living History and Heritage Days, brought to you by The Tallassee Armory Guards (SCV Camp 1921) in conjunction with the new Talisi Cotton Belles (OCR Chapter 020), is a Veteran’s Weekend celebration featuring the Battles for the Armory live Civil War Reenactment This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Battles of the Armory. We have a spectacular event planned beginning Friday with School Day where students will experience living history of the 1860s to include culture, crafts, homemaking, dance, dress, battle, medicine and much more. The public is invited to join us Saturday and Sunday for a very family-oriented, fun-filled, and educational weekend event. You will see a live portrayal of a Civil War battle, hosted by the 53rd Alabama Cavalry reenactors, as well as handmade clothing, accessories, weapons, toys, and even soap giving our viewers new insight into day to day life during the 1860s. There will be a Tea/Brunch on Saturday. Battles are at 2pm. Come see what the excitement is all about!