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POW Memorial Service

POW Memorial Service

Apr 2nd 202211:30am - 12:30pm

The Memorial Service at Old Cahawba is a ceremony to pay our respects to the prisoners of war who lost their lives during the Civil War. The ceremony will feature reenactors in period dress reading authentic letters written by POWs at Castle Morgan, the Prisoner of War camp at Cahawba. A wreath will be laid upon the grave of the unknown soldier, hymns from that era will be sung, and salutes will be fired.

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    Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
    • 9518 Cahaba Rd.
    • Orrville, AL 36767


    From downtown Selma, take Highway 22 (Dallas Avenue) west 8.6 miles. Cross over the Cahaba River and turn left onto County Road 9 and follow this 3.3 miles until it dead ends. Turn left onto County Road 2 and follow this 1.5 miles until you see the Visitor Center on the right.


    Orrville is located in the Montgomery & Selma Area of the South Alabama Region

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