The Mosby Heritage Area Association, invites you to join their popular Legends by Lantern Light tour of Berryville August 13th The Legends by Lantern Light tours feature interpreters in period-dress giving first-person vignettes of life and history in the Mosby Heritage Area. The Berryville tour will explain how the Civil War was viewed from a County Seat.
Mosby Heritage is a leading nonprofit that works to support preservation and education. The Berryville Lantern-Lit tour is also sponsored by the Clarke County Historical Association.
The program begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Clarke County Historical Association at 32 E. Main Street, Berryville, VA. Participants will view the Civil War experience of Berryville and how the war affected life in the Shenandoah Valley.
The period-dressed Mosby Heritage Area Interpretive Group will tell stories against the backdrop of historic Berryville, featuring stories of Clarke County’s commissioner to the Virginia Secession Convention, the visits of two famous Civil War generals, Mosby’s Wagon Train Raid in Berryville, and the story of Eugene Ferris, a Medal of Honor recipient from his days of fighting Mosby’s Rangers.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students.
Walking is involved; Please dress comfortably. For more information: 540-687-6681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.