May 3-4, 2014 - Johnsonville Union Artillery Garrison
The roar of Civil War cannons will again echo in the hollows of Johnsonville State Historic Park on May 3-4, 2014, as the park hosts its annual artillery garrison weekend. Join us from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 3rd, and from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday May 4th as Union cannoniers demonstrate the role of the artillery and its destructive power as it was used during the Civil War and at the Battle of Johnsonville on November 4, 1864. Other demonstrations such as camp life, military drill and cooking will also take place. For more information about this event and others Visit the Johnsonville State Park Website or Facebook page or call the park at (931) 535-2789.
June 7, 2014 - National Trails Day Hike 10:00 a.m. - Johnsonville State Historic Park
Come to Johnsonville State Historic Park and celebrate National Trails Day. On Saturday, June 7th, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., come celebrate the grand opening of Johnsonville's Upper Trail Head and Parking Area. To get to this location, after entering through the park gate, follow the road to the left up the hill and all the way to the rear of the park where you will see the new Trail Head parking area. Immediately following a small opening ceremony at 10:00 a.m., which will include cold drinks and snacks, join us on our National Trails Day hike as we traverse the extensive back-side of the Johnsonville Historic Trail. The hike will take approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and will conclude back at the new Upper Trail Head. Wear comfortable clothing and hiking boots or shoes, bring a water bottle, wear a hat, and your favorite hiking stick!
For More information Visit the Johnsonville State Park Website, call the park at (931) 535-2789, or Visit the park's Facebook page.