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Staging history at Gaither

Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith

The past is coming alive at Gaither Plantation this weekend, as volunteers with Phillip's Georgia Legion host a Civil War re-enactment. Right, Commanding Gen. Lee Murdock of Gray takes a break after giving local schoolchildren a history lesson Friday. The event is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, with staged skirmishes set to take place at 2 p.m. both days. Admission is $5 per car or $10 per bus or van. Gaither Plantation is at 270 Davis Ford Road. For more information, visit www.gaitherplantation.com.