Thompson's Station historic battle brought to life - WKRN News 2

Thompson's Station historic battle brought to life

Posted: Updated: March 9, 2013 09:00 PM
THOMPSON'S STATION, Tenn. -

Thompson's Station celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Thompson's Station Saturday.

The battleground of the historic Homestead Manor was transformed to 1863, with more than 100 re-enactors, artillery demonstrations, food and crafts vendors.

Organizers worked on been planning the event for nearly a year and thousands of people attended.

"Rarely do you get to have an event on the battlefield. It's typically adjacent or near bye, but this is on the actual battlefield which is pretty cool,"event co-chair Dr. Monty McInturff told Nashville's News 2.

The living history day was put on by the Thompson's Station economic development committee.

There was a suggested minimum donation of $1 per adult. All donations support the historic preservation efforts in the community.

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