Commemorating the 200th Alabama Bicentennial
Commemorating the burning of LaGrange College-Military Academy during the Civil War in 1863. LaGrange College 1830-1863.
Schedule of Events
Friday: School & Senior Day
Saturday: Main Event for Public
Sunday: Tours & Arts/Crafts
Event is Free. Donations are Tax Deductible.
Schools & Senior Centers: please pre-register prior to event.
LaGrange College Site Park
1491 LaGrange College Road
P.O. Box 306
Leighton, Alabama 35646
Schedule: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily
Still raid on the Mountain 2PM
Reenactment of a period correct living history centering on a Prohibition Era raid on a Moonshine Still. Displays include antiques and fragments of period moonshine stills, including a skirmish by lawmen. Living History Events will be ongoing throughout the day, including tours of a nearby Distillery. Events sponsored by the 27th Civil War Reenactors.
Additional Activities Include:
Alabama Bicentennial Table
Once owned by Senator Charles Tait who prepared the bill that was used for Alabama Statehood on display.
Yard Sales at the old Tabernacle during the weekend benefit operations of the park.
Colbert County Tourism 256-383-0783 / LLHA 256-446-9324 cell: 256-702-6953
LaGrange Christmas in the Country event is held each year on the weekend before Thanksgiving. The fund raising event for the park began several years ago as a Christmas Open House; with natural, hand-made decorations reflecting olden days. Today, the Open House Event has turned into much more: folks come early to purchase homemade baked goods for their Thanksgiving table, enjoy hay rides to the old LaGrange Cemetery, make family pictures for their Christmas cards, purchase craft items and talk with Santa. The event is Free.
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Student Field Trips & Groups
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Educational Field Trips and Group Tours of the park and cemetery provide an in-depth look into the history of Alabama’s 1st Chartered College and Historic Cemetery.
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A natural setting nestled inside a Historic Park.
• Log Chapel or Outdoor Setting
• Ceremony by Ordained Minister
• Two nights lodging in B & B Inn
• Tables, Chairs & Ferns
• Photography (available)