Next Meeting: Thursday, May 14, 2015
6:30 PM, North Berkeley Public Library
The Flags of Falling Waters
Before the start of the May meeting there will be a short talk: ”The Flags of Falling Waters”. Illustrations of the actual flags flown by both sides at the Battle of Falling Waters will be shown and described (there’s more than you might think). The importance and general use of flags during the Civil War will also be discussed, as well as some common misconceptions.
The meeting will be on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the North Berkeley Public Library, 1255 T.J. Jackson Drive, in Spring Mills. The presentation will be followed by a short business meeting.
For information or directions, please call (304) 263-7242 or visit the website at http://www.battleoffallingwaters.com/.
Annual Membership Renewal:
Membership Dues for 2015 are now due. Please pay at the meeting or mail to:
Falling Waters Battlefield Association
P.O. Box 339
Falling Waters, WV 25419
Individual $20 and Family $30 per year
Help support the work of the Falling Waters Battlefield Association by clicking the link below.
For the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the West Virginia Division of Tourism has created the website “The Child of the Rebellion” covering the Civil War in West Virginia. In it are nine regional videos covering specific areas of the state. This website is very informative and well done. Note that the Battle of Falling Waters is called Hoke’s Run in the Eastern Panhandle video. Although it is aimed to promote tourism, this website contains a tremendous amount of information. Here is the link: http://wvtourism.com/minisites/civilwar.aspx
In addition the new West Virginia Civil War Trails brochure is available on the West Virginia Tourism website to be viewed or downloaded.
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