Tickets and Info

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Battle Dates and Tickets:

Battle of Sandersville

  • Saturday, October 24, 2015 9:00 am on the Courthouse Square  132 West Haynes Street
  • Admission is free

Tactical Battle

  • Sunday, October 25, 2015 2:00 pm at Forest Grove Plantation
    1200 GA Hwy 242, Sandersville, GA 31082
  • $5 per person admission.  No charge for children under 5.
  • No person will be admitted to the Forest Grove campsite prior to 10:30 am.  Spectators are not allowed in the campsite after 12:30pm.

With the exception of service animals, we ask that you leave your pets at home for this event.

Exhibits and Other Events:

Brown House Museum Art Show:

  • Grand opening Monday, October 5, 2015 5:00pm until 7:00pm
  • Admission is Free
  • An annotated guide is available for $5
  • The exhibit can also be seen during regular museum hours:   Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 2:oo pm until 5:00pm.  Saturdays from 10:00am until 3:00pm

Lantern Tour of Old City Cemetery     

  • Saturday, October 17th beginning at 7:00 p.m.
    Tours every 25 minutes until 9:00 p.m.
  • Tickets $5 and should be purchased in advance
  • Call 478-552-3288 for more information

Living History Exhibits at the Brown House

  • Saturday, October 24th from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
  • Admission is Free
  • The Civil War Art Exhibit will also be on display

HL Hunley Traveling Exhibit

  • Saturday, October 24th from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm in downtown Sandersville
  • Sunday, October 25th from 9:00am until 5:00 pm at Forest Grove Plantation
  • Learn about the first submarine used in combat to successfully sink an enemy vessel.
  • This exhibit is free.

Ladies Tea

  • Saturday, October 24th at 4pm
  • For Reenactors only

Blue Grey Ball

  • Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm
  • Tickets $10.  No charge for children under 5.
  • Tickets are available from the Chamber of Commerce, Mel Daniel Heating and Air, and Geo’s Quarters

Narrated Bus Tour of Civil War Sites in Washington County

  • Saturday, October 31, 2015.  Departs at 9:00 am from the Brown House Museum
  • Tickets $50 per person and include lunch
  • Must pre-register for this event by calling 478-552-1965 or 478-552-3588.  You may also pre-register at www.wacohistorical.org

Spectator Entry and Parking:

Saturday, October 24 Battle on the Courthouse Square

The Courthouse Square will be blocked from parking the night prior to the battle.  There are ample public parking spaces within easy walking distance to the Square. A spectator area will be marked off for you to stand. Bring your own chairs for seating

Saturday, October 24 Living History at the Brown House

268 North Harris Street, Sandersville

There is limited parking at the Brown House, but the museum is within walking distance of the Courthouse Square.  The walk along North Harris Street is also a showcase of some of Georgia’s most beautiful turn of the century homes.

Saturday, October 24 Blue Grey Ball

There will be a designated parking area just off Highway 242 (Riddleville Road).   There will be no charge for parking.

Sunday, October 25 Battle at Forest Grove

There will be a designated parking area just off Highway 242 (Riddleville Road).   There will be no charge for parking. Volunteers will assist your efforts to park and collect entry fees. Bring your own chairs or blankets for seating. During the battles, no one, other than reenactors are allowed to be on the battlefield or beyond the spectator lines.

After the battles end we encourage you to visit the camps, relax or shop and see the great history our county has to offer.