The 2nd Infantry Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Living History Association, in partnership with the John G. Riley Center Museum, presents the 6th Annual Walk Through Living History Festival Parade and Day in the Park, on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Tallahassee.
The day begins with a parade at 9 a.m. featuring Junior ROTC groups, school bands, and groups from throughout the city. The parade goes down Okaloosa St. and ends at Speed Spencer Stephens Park at 1907 Saxon St. The main feature of the park will be living history demonstrations depicting civilian and military life prior to, during and after the Civil War.
This family-friendly event will have train rides, horseback rides, and games for the kids, as well as stage presentations. Attendees will be able to travel back in time and visit Civil War campsites, chat with “Frederick Douglass,” Black Seminole Indians and Buffalo Soldiers. Local food and retail vendors will showcase their wares.