Bushwhacker Days Festival

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June 9, 2018     ||     9:00am-4:00pm     ||     Historic Vernon County Jail & Sheriff’s House, 231 N. Main St., Nevada, MO

The 54th Annual Bushwhacker Days festival takes place June 9, 2018. Living History venues this year will include The Farnum Family Bluegrass/ Gospel Band from Silver Dollar City, HH Cloggers from Lamar, MO and folk musician Lem Sheppard. Period crafters to be demonstrating around the old jail house including blacksmiths, a broom maker, and a wood carver. Featured guest speaker is Marc Kollbaum who will be talking about his book “The Boat Burners” a tale of espionage and sabotage by Confederate spies on the Mississippi River during the Civil War.