The Hillsman Farm House Museum located at Sailor’s Creek Historical State Park willbe open during the summerstarting Wednesday, June 2nd. The house will be open for free tours on Wednesdays – Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. until Sunday, August 29th.
During the month of June two programs will be offered by park staff. On Saturday, June 5th the park chief ranger will give an informative hike on the Battle of Sailor’s Creek along the Confederate Overlook Trail from 3 to 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, June 19th park staff will host the Sailor’s Creek Jr. Ranger program from 1 to 4 p.m. To earn a Jr. Ranger Patch, children ages 7 – 11 will make Civil War crafts, eat food from the era and play games. A small fee applies to the Jr. Ranger program.
For more information on the Hillsman House Museum and programs available in June, please call the park office at 804-561-7510.