Bushwhacking on the Russell Fork

Memorial Day Weekend brings Bushwhacking on the Russell Fork

Our fifth annual Bushwhacking on the Russell Fork celebrates the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The encampment opens Friday morning for tours and an opportunity to speak with reenactors and historical figures. A full slate of events through the weekend include the opening parade, demonstrations, tea and dance, and two battles.

Bushwhacking Time is Here!

Memorial Day weekend brings many folks home to be with families and friends. Why not add a llittle historical performance art to the mix? Bushwhacking on the Russell Fork brings hundreds of reenactors and Civil War enthusiasts to Elkhorn City for camping on the banks of the beautiful Russell Fork river and two days of battling over historic Polley Island downtown.

Volunteer for Bushwhacking 2010!

The annual Bushwhacking on the Russell Fork is just around the corner, May 28-30. Join us for one of the fastest growing civil war reenactment events in the United States. The camps will be open for student tours and visitors on Friday.  The opening parade and event dedication is Saturday morning at 9:00. Skirmishes will commence at 2pm both Saturday and Sunday.  It's not too late to register if are a reenactor.

Bushwhacking 2009 a huge success


Update: 2008 Bushwhacking featured on Kentucky Life on KET. Air dates: June 6 at 8pm and June 7 at 4:30pm.

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