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POSTED: March 9, 2014 11:44 p.m.
Joshua L. Jones/The Times

Glen Kyle, director of the Northeast Georgia History Center, dressed as a basic infantryman, fires a musket.

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The monthly Family Day on Sunday at the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville recognized the 200-year anniversary of the end of the War of 1812. Events included re-enactors demonstrating and discussing soldiers’ lives, an exhibit in the Rotating Gallery, hands-on activities and interactive exhibits. Visitors could make soldiers’ shako headgear, have silhouettes drawn and explore the events that led to Francis Scott Key’s writing the lyrics of “The Star-Spangled Banner”



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