Grant County Museum to host Battle of Jenkins Ferry Day

The Grant County Museum, along with the Friends of Jenkins Ferry Battlefield, will present the Battle of Jenkins Ferry Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28.

The day’s activities will focus on historical re-enactments of the battle, utilizing living history demonstrations of cannons, small arms, medical treatment procedures, encampments, oral history presentations and more.

Visitors can tour the museum’s Red River Campaign Gallery and view artifacts from the battle.

There is no charge for admission but donations are appreciated.

A complete schedule of events is available online at

Grant County Museum is located at 521 Shackleford Road, Sheridan. Musuem hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.