Standing Stone Day for 2014 Season
Standing Stone Day in Monterey. Parade, Ceremony at the Stone, food, arts and crafts, music, Native
American and Civil War cultural/heritage events from Downtown to Whittaker Park.
Parade starts at 9 a.m. form the I-40 300 Exit on S. Holly St. Parade precedes North and turns East onto Commercial
Ave. Finally ending at the Standing Stone, next to the Monterey Branch Library. Prizes will be given for floats.
Ceremony at the Stone starts at 10 a.m. with
the laying of the wreath and tomahawk and music. A Civil War encampment will be at the Standing Stone grounds nest to the
Monterey Branch Library. Our spies have told us to expect a surprise Federal invasion from the East. Not
to worry! Our boys in Gray are well prepared.
At the Monterey Depot Museum, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will have their 65th Anniversary trailer on display. Visitors are welcome to tour the exhibits for free.
Train excursion tickets are on sale at the Monterey Depot Museum.
Once rhea Tennessee Central Railway Museum excursion train arrives from Nashville, rhea 500 or so passengers will deboard.
Those wishing to ride a six-mile round trip from the Monterey Depot Museum out to the sand plant and back can purchase tickets
at the museum for only $10.
In Downtown Monterey, several food and craft vendors will be set up. Don’t forget the value you can get at the
local stores and restaurants like the Cup & Saucer.
At Whittaker Park, the Monterey Civitan will be I full swing with food, music and more.
Come spend the day. More info. as it becomes available at www.MontereyTN.com