LOTZ HOUSE ANNOUNCES FIFTH ANNUAL LIVING HISTORY EVENT
Reenactors will portray life behind the lines of a Civil War army
FRANKLIN, TENN.— The Lotz House will host the reenactors from the 33rd Alabama regiment on Friday and Saturday, March 12 and 13. The Fifth Annual Living History event will provide educational interaction with visitors on the life of the soldiers – both Federal and Confederate – and the stories of the Battle of Franklin held November 30, 1864.
“We are very excited to host our Living History event for the fifth year at Lotz House,” said Lotz House Executive Director Thomas Y. Cartwright. “We had a tremendous response in December for this interactive family event and the live reenactors will provide entertaining learning opportunities.”
Visitors will see how the soldiers camp-out, learn about their lifestyle and witness the stories they tell from the historic battle.
The event is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday March 12 and 13 rain or shine. Guided tours of the Lotz House will also be available at $12 per person. For more information, call 615-790-7190 or visit www.lotzhouse.com.
About the Lotz House:
The Lotz House, which has been on the National Historic Register since 1976, is located in the heart of downtown historic Franklin, Tennessee at “epicenter” of the Battle of Franklin, which was a pivotal battle in the Civil War on November 30, 1864. The house is open Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 4 p.m. Admission charged. The Lotz House is located at 1111 Columbia Avenue. For more information, call 615-790-7190 or visit www.lotzhouse.com.