LOTZ HOUSE ANNOUNCES FIFTH ANNUAL LIVING HISTORY EVENTS
Reenactors will portray life behind the lines of a Civil War army Saturday, November 27 and Saturday, December 4
FRANKLIN, TENN.— The Lotz House will host the reenactors from the Cumberland Living History Corp along with Abe Lincoln Saturday, November 27 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. the weekend prior to the Anniversary of the Battle of Franklin.
On Saturday, December 4 the 33rd Alabama/6th Indiana regiment will be on hand from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. with a medical, hospital and common soldier program. 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 look forward to hosting our Living History event for the fifth year at Lotz House,” said Lotz House Executive Director Thomas Y. Cartwright. “Visitors are always enthralled as they interact with the live reenactors who bring our history to life.”
Visitors will see how the soldiers camp-out, learn about their lifestyle and witness the stories they tell from the historic battle.
Both events are free and open to the public Saturday, November 27 and December 4 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.