The Southside Sentinel reports that The Civil War encampment scheduled for Saturday, September 16, on the grounds of the Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society in Saluda has been cancelled. The decision acknowledges the current national debate over Civil War monuments.


On September 30, the museum will offer an Oral History Interviewing Workshop with Dr. Betsy Brinson from 10 a.m.-noon in the historic county courthouse in Saluda. The program is free, and pre-registration is not required.


For more information about the Oral History program, visit, call 758-3663, or visit the museum at 777 General Puller Highway, Saluda, open Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free.