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DICK DOWLING DAYS SESQUICENTENNIAL
SEPTEMBER 5-8, 2013

PARTICIPANT SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

THURSDAY, Sept. 5 and FRIDAY, Sept. 6

All Day

Participant and Vendor Arrival, Site Prep, and Setup

SATURDAY, Sept. 7:

7:00 A.M.
All vehicles and trailers out of period areas

8:00 A.M.
Officers Call

8:30 A.M.
Artillery Drill and Safety Inspections

9:00 A.M.
Gates open to the public

10:00 A.M.
Court Martial and Execution of Lt. Elijah P. Allen for desertion.

11:00 A.M.
150th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony
---Lone Star Pipe Band
---Color Guards
---Invocation
---Speaker: Historian Edward Cotham
---Speaker: State Rep. James White
---Rifle and Artillery Salutes

2:00 P.M.
Battle: Union Attack and Occupation of Sabine City

3:00 P.M.
Jed Marum in Concert

6:00 P.M.
Catered BBQ for Reenactors (Not open to the Public)

7:00 P.M.
Dance: 3rd Texas String Band and Awards (Not open to the Public)

SUNDAY, Sept. 8:

7:00 A.M.
All vehicles and trailers out of period areas

8:00 A.M.
Formal Posting of the Colors and Officers Call

9:00 A.M.
Gates open to the public

9:00 A.M.
Church Service

10:00 A.M.
Court Martial and Execution of Lt. Elijah P. Allen for desertion.

11:00 A.M.
Jed Marum in Concert

2:00 P.M.
Battle: Union attack on the Garrison at Sabine City

Click here for a Re-enactor Registration Form

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Map and Directions to Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site

The site is located 1.5 miles south of the town of Sabine Pass on Dick Dowling Rd. and 15 miles south of Port Arthur via State Highway 87.
State Highway 87 is closed between Sea Rim State Park and High Island, Texas. Address: 6100 Dowling Rd. Port Arthur, Texas

LODGING CONVENIENT TO SABINE PASS

Econo Lodge & Suites
450 Highway 73, Port Arthur, TX 77640
www.econolodge.com - (409)962-4500

Hampton Inn & Suites
7660 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642
www.hamptoninn.com - (409) 722-6999

Holiday Inn Park Central
2929 Jimmy Johnson Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642
www.holidayinn.com - (877) 863-4780

Mainstay Suites
7600 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642

Ramada Inn
3801 US 73, Port Arthur, TX 77642
www.ramada.com - (409) 962-9858

Super 8 Motel
7700 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642
www.super8.com - (409) 722-1012

Microtel Inn and Suites Port Arthur
2015 H.O. Mills Blvd., Highway 73, Port Arthur, TX 77640
www.microtelinn.com - 409-983-8000

Candlewood Suites NEDERLAND
2125 HWY 69, Nederland, TX 77627
www.CandlewoodSuites.com 409-729-9543

Comfort Inn & Suites
7800 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642-8085
(409) 729-0500

La Quinta Inn and Suites Port Arthur
7540 Memorial Blvd, Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-722-8383

Holiday Inn Express
3115 Central Mall Drive, Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-853-4114

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