Civil War Encampment
On Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2, Civil War re-enactors, The Botetourt Artillery, 60th Virginia Infantry, Fincastle Rifles, and the Daughters of the Confederacy will be re-creating an encampment at the Peaks of Otter. Visitors can tour the encampment, watch food preparation over an open fire, visit the soldiers' tent and learn what life was like for the Civil War soldiers. Troops will march and drill. Blacksmithing and other crafts will be also be demonstrated at the encampment.