Monday, March 21, 2011



For Immediate Release Contact: Bonnieville city hall 270.531.3212

City of Bonnieville announces: Upcoming Weekend Festival

“Annual Community Weekend Event Oct 28th thru 30th”

Bonnieville, KYBonnieville invites you to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. In 1849 Bonnieville was established as Bacon Creek Station, and during the Civil war was designated Camp Jefferson. Be a part of our Annual Bacon Creek Station Celebration Weekend.

Authentic civil war encampments will be set up on the original site of Camp Jefferson. Come enjoy a Welcoming ceremony with Fireworks and 1860’s dignitaries, 'Jenny Lind' performing for the troops, skirmishes, living history exhibits, entertainment, old time parade, community dinners, barn dance with period singing & music, food, vendors, old time games, and a blue ribbon pie contest.

The entire community is invited to attend, encouraged to dress in old time clothing and be a part of the Remembrance weekend festivities. Bacon Creek Historical Society is sponsoring this Weekend Event, proceeds will go towards the Bacon Creek Historical Society Museum building fund.


MEDIA NOTE: For interviews and photos contact: or call Bonnieville City Hall at 531.3212

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