Plans are underway to observe the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Helena, which was fought on July 4, 1863. The observance will take place on July 4 at Fort Curtis from 9 a.m. until noon.

Plans are underway to observe the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Helena, which was fought on July 4, 1863. The observance will take place on July 4 at Fort Curtis from 9 a.m. until noon.

Civil War re-enactors from the 1st Michigan Battery G Light Artillery and the Seven Generals Camp No. 135 of Helena-West Helena will demonstrate the use of small arms and cannons. The public can also visit with the re-enactors to learn about camp life during the Civil War.

This will be a great family event that is free and open to the public.

The DCC Depot and Visitors Center will also be open for visitors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors are reminded of the Civil War exhibit on the upper floor at the Depot.

For more information, interested persons can call the Delta Cultural Center at (870) 338-4350 or toll free at (800) 358-0972 or visit the DCC online at www.deltaculturalcenter.com.