Corricks Ford Battlefield Association (CFBA) will host an auction at 10 a.m. on April 30 at the Parsons Volunteer Fire Department's Social Hall. All proceeds from this auction will support the 150th anniversary commemoration of the Civil War Battle of Corricks Ford event, which will be in Parsons on June 24-26.
CFBA is appealing to the public for donations of auction items. Appropriate donations might include historical and Civil War items, sporting goods, tools, art, handmade crafts, antiques and glassware, electronics, furniture or gift certificates from local businesses. No yard sale items will be accepted. CFBA will offer the option of selling items of higher value on a consignment basis.
Pick-up service is available or items may be dropped off at Blackwater Insurance Group, 115 Pennsylvania Ave. in Parsons. Anyone who has items to sell or donate, may call Rodger Ware at 304-478-6200 or Jessica Scowcroft at 304-259-5315.