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A presentation on The Life of “Little Charlie Turner”, the youngest Known Combatant at Falling Waters, will be made before the meeting. Charlie Turner was barely 15 years old at the time of the battle and went on to lead a fascinating life.
Please note that this month the FWBA will be meeting at 6:30PM at the North Berkeley Public Library, 1255 T.J. Jackson Drive, Falling Waters, WV. Just across I-81 from the Spring Mills Wal Mart.
Annual Membership Renewal:
Membership Dues for 2013 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
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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