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Confederate Heritage Conference Laurel, MS.
Southern Heritage Confederate August 15-16 This has changed from the traditional Labor Day weekend. 14th Annual Southern Heritage Conference and 8th Annual Confederate Ceilede
Southern Heritage Conference at Bethlehem Baptist Church about 5 miles east of Laurel, MS on Highway 184 E. We’ll have in your face speakers, music, food and fellowship!
Our speakers are Mississippi Commander, Larry McClunny, Chaplin-in -Chief, Bro. Cecil Fayard and Al Benson. Al Benson has co-authored a new book with Donnie Kennedy and will either have them to sell or take orders. We’ll meet Friday, August1 15 at 6:00 PM to visit, shop and get seated to start at 7.00pm. We meet again at 8:30 AM Saturday with speeches to start at 9.00 AM, August 16. We’ll break for dinner at noon and eat on the premises, and come back afterwards for the afternoon session.
Saturday night dress casual or dress out in Confederate uniforms and antebellum ball gowns or wee kilties for the Saturday evening supper and Confederate Ceiledh at 5:00. We will try to eat at 5.30. At a Ceiledh, everyone is invited to sing, tell a joke, read a poem, etc. At the supper and Ceiledh we’ll post the colors. We will need all uniformed Confederates and kilted Scots to bring weapons and join in to protect colors, and piper. .
We break around 3 or 3:30 to rest and change to the Saturday nite Confederate.
We have blocked off 25 rooms at the Comfort Suites in Laurel. The 80.00 to 90.00 rooms can be had for 68.00 plus tax up until August 19, if you ask for the Southern Heritage Conference rates. The number is 601-649-2620. They are nice rooms with a free continental breakfast.
Checks should be mailed to:
Southern Heritage Conference
My office number is 601-649-1876 for any questions. Ask for Carl, George, Jody, or Michelle.