Thursday, May 21, 2009

McKinney, Texas Civil War Days

On April 18th and 19th The North Texas History Center and the Chestnut Square Historical Center held an entitled "The Reluctant Confederates." The exhibit depicted McKinney's involvement in the Civil War.

This exhibit, developed by the staff of the North Texas History Center, uses words, photos, and objects to tell the story of life in North Texas during the Civil War era.

Artifacts on display included Civil War clothing, newspapers, the latest medical equipment of the era, and much more.

Skirmishes reminiscent of those that occurred throughout the South were reenacted on at Chestnut Square Historic Village.

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