The Union County Historical Society in Blairsville Georgia "Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow"

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"MEMORIAL DAY PARADE" & "MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE"

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This Saturday, May 28, 2016 - "Memorial Day Parade", downtown, 10:00 a.m.
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This Saturday, May 28, 2016 - "Memorial Day Observance" at the "Union County War Memorial", 11:00 a.m.

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Photos from the 2015: "BEST IN PARADE" Float, "Tomb of the Unknowns"
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The "Tomb of the Unknowns" is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified. It is also known as the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier", but it has never been officially named so.

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Here's the lineup for this weekend's
"Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival"
happening on Blairsville's Historic Town Square this weekend!

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The following performances will be at The Old Courthouse on the Square
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SATURDAY, May 28
10:00 AM - Open mike
12:00 Noon - Wayde Powell, Gerald Lanham, Sam Ensley, etc.
1:00 PM - "We Are Still Here" - Native American Music
2:00 PM - The Pressley Girls
3:00 PM - On stage jamming
4:00 PM - On stage jamming
5:00 PM - "We Are Still Here" - Native American Music
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SUNDAY, May 29
10:00 AM - Open mike
12:00 Noon - Wayde Powell, Gerald Lanhan, Sam Ensley, etc.
2:00 PM - First Baptist Church group
4:00 PM - Grand finale. All singers and musicians
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There will be places all around the square for those who want to jam, groups or individuals. Bring the instrument(s) of your choice and have at it. See your old friends and make new ones.

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2016
Activities of the Union County Historical Society
in Blairsville, Georgia
sponsored or co-sponsored by the Historical Society
Not sponsored by the Historical Society

Monthly:
BELL MUSIC from the Courthouse Tower ~ Every Evening, Town Square, 7:o0 - 7:30
SHAPE NOTE SINGING PRACTICE ~ Every 3rd Monday, Courtroom, Courthouse @ 7:00 p.m.
U.C.H.S. BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING ~ Every second Tuesday, Courthouse @ 11:00 a.m.
FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERTS ~ Every Friday, May through the end of October, Courtroom, Courthouse @ 7:00 p.m. Check back in May of 2016.

Every Year:
ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL ~ On the Square, Memorial Day weekend, May 28 & 29, 2016
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE ~ Around the town and the Square, Saturday, May 28, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m.
SPECIAL WAR MEMORIAL EXHIBIT ~ In the Courthouse on the Square, Memorial Day through Independence Day, 2016
MOUNTAIN HERITAGE FESTIVAL ~ At the “Museum of Mountain Life” one block south of the Square, Labor Weekend, September 3 & 4, 2016
ALL CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES ~ In the Courthouse and around the Square, December 3 through December 23, 2016
CHRISTMAS PARADE ~ Around the town and the Square, Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m.

Please contact us at:
history1@windstream.net or 706.745.5493

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Memorial and Celebratory Bell Ringings
at the Courthouse
for info, call 706.745.5493
Bell Ringings, go here!

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Museum and Office are in the
Historic Court House on the Square
The museum is open to the public.
Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays 11:00 a.m, to 3:00 p.m.

Admission is free at both the Courthouse Museum
and our Museum of Mountain Life.
A small donation is always appreciated for museum upkeep.
Educational tours for school classes always welcome,
please contact us.


Union County Historical Society, PO Box 35, Blairsville, GA 30514
history1@windstream.net
706.745.5493
Join the Union County Historical Society!

We always need volunteers!
To contribute, contact Volunteer Coordinator
history1@windstream.net or 706.745.5493

The tune is the “Old Spinning Wheel”.

Official web site of the Union County Historical Society of Georgia, copyright 2015