Buckelew Day 2006

Jamesburg celebrated its namesake's life and legacy in grand style at the Buckelew Mansion. Saturday, September 9, 2006 was Buckelew Day, an annual celebration held at the residence of Jamesburg's namesake, Mr. James Buckelew. Lakeview was open for tours, President Lincoln was on hand, a harpist and flutust performed and the Jamesburg Canon was fired during the Civil War Encampment, among many other events throughout the day.

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Civil War Reenactors present the Colors at the opening ceremony Differnt community groups were on hand
Visitors listen to the opening ceremony The harp and flute serenaded visitors
Abe Lincoln poses with a guest Civil War artillery demonstration
The Presbyterian Church sold food The day ended with a bang - from the 1844 Jamesburg Civil War Canon

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