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Cannon dedication slated during Old soldier's reunion

Thursday, August 14, 2008

MAMMOTH SPRING -- A dedication of the cannon at Mammoth Spring State Park will be Aug. 16 at 1 p.m.

According to Park Superintendent Dave Jackson, a color guard will be present and he will give the welcome to guests.

The invocation will be presented by Richard Robinson, pastor of the Thayer Freewill Baptist Church.

Cannon firing demonstrations are planned and a tribute will be given to Hubbard's Arkansas Battery.

Greg Butts, director of Arkansas State Parks and Richard Davies, executive director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism are expected to attend.

A Civil War re-enactment is scheduled to follow at 2 p.m. near the ballfield.

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