Huffabaloo 2017

  • Huff House 314 North Selvidge Street Dalton, GA, 30720 United States

Come out and join us for our third annual Huffabaloo at the historic Huff House of Dalton, Ga! It will be educational and fun for the whole family! 

Tours of the house will recreate the historical day of General Cleiburne's proposal to General Joseph E. Johnston of the Confederacy to arm slaves in exchange for their freedom at the conclusion of the Civil War. The story of the Huff Family (1892-1972) will also be demonstrated.

The May Pole Dance will be presented on the front lawn with lively music. 

Groups of Scouts wil be honoring the memory of other important historical historical figures from our local area. 

Backyard festivities will include local musicians and many great activities for children. They will have the opportunity to hunt for coins or dinosaurs in sand. Their will be a climbing wall for ages 8 and up, and all ages can will be able to try walking on stilts. 

Food and treats will be available from local restaurants, and there will be an auction from the finest of Dalton's store merchandise. 

Proceeds from the festival will go towards the further renovation and restoration of the Huff House. They will also go towards plans to house a Civil War museum in the house adjoining the Huff House. 

For more information about the house or the festival, contact Mary Hardin at 706-529-8082 or email huffhouse314@gmail.com.