Compatriot Rip O'Steen has confirmed the Sept. program with Richard [Dick] L. Hinson, Jr. of Marianna,

Florida. Dick is a native of Jackson County,has a vast knowledge of the War of Northern Aggression, and

is an expert on the Battle of Marianna and other activities in the Panhandle of Florida. He has a resonating

voice, a masterful raconteur of past events, can cast spells of awe upon his audiences and loves to share

with others. He was a member of the Jackson County Camp for many years until it disbanded about 10

years ago. Also invited to attend is a male descendant of Gov. John Milton

This is a program that should inspire people with historical interest to join. Members please bring

prospects to the meeting.

Upcoming Activities

Ice Cream social Sept.11 @4:30pm

we are having a covered dish or potluck dinner with homemade ice cream.

Fort Braden Community Center (look for Battle Flag)

The ladies will be in Period Dress and ask that all who have Period Dress to please join in.

Everybody come and bring a guest, maybe we'll even have a horseshoe tournament

The Dixie Land Trading Company (Camp Fund Raiser)

Will be at "The Battle of Marianna" Sept.3,4,5th

The camp needs your help. Please contact either my self (Jim Darby) or Bill Beckham and volunteer to help us out. We need at least three people to man the trailer. Great opportunity to make the "Camp" money for needed projects. Such as the Lee-Jackson Banquet and the Spring Time Tallahassee Parade.