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CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY
DEMONSTRATION

A “booming event” at the historical movie set!

 

Saturday Feb 4 and Sunday Feb 5

Demonstrations, tours, and excitement scheduled throughout the day.


The Mescal Movie Set and Southwest Living Historical Association are sponsoring a Civil War
event featuring cannons and re-enactors from the 3rd US Artillery and 1st Texas Artillery.  

  • Demonstrations & firing of 19th-century Civil War era armaments, including a Mountain Howitzer,
    Hughes Gun, and Williams Gun.  
     

  • Civil War encampment featuring tents, cooking implements, and other daily necessities required
    to keep the soldier in the field. 

     

  • Historical Tours are available that will take you through the world-famous movie set.
     

  • Come hungry!  Food trucks will be available.
     

  • Plus local vendors peddling their western wares!

Saturday Feb 4,  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Historical Tours: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Artillery Demonstration:  11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM

 

Sunday Feb 5,  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Historical Tours: 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Artillery Demonstration:  11:00 AM, 1:00 PM

The cost is $20/person/day, with children 10 and under free. 

 

Advanced reservations are advised.   

Guests are not permitted to bring firearms or firearm replicas on set.  Also, no pets, please.  
The proceeds benefit the renovation of the Mescal Movie Set and support the Southwest Living History Association.

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