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Living History Day

Event Date(s)

Begins: February 17, 2018 10:00 am
Ends: February 17, 2018 3:00 pm

History will come to life as DeBary Hall Historic Site hosts Living History Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17.

Visitors can walk the grounds and interact with historical characters, including legendary steamboat captain Jacob Brock.

The 37th Alabama Regiment Company H, a Civil War re-enactment group, will set up a camp and medical tent. They will offer presentations on Civil War weapons, life and artifacts.

Jim Sawgrass, a member of the Muscogee Creek Indian Tribe, will describe Native American culture and heritage in the Southeast. His son, Cody Boettner, will perform a Native American hoop dance.

There is no charge to attend the outdoor event. Tours of the site’s 1871 mansion will be available; admission prices are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $2 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children 2 and younger.

DeBary Hall is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s open six days a week at 198 Sunrise Blvd., DeBary. The site is closed on Mondays.

For more information, call Tracy Mestre at 386-668-3840.