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The Boyington Oak Fesitval
May 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on May 15, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Journeyman printer, poet, and musician, Charles Boyington, a nineteen-year-old, was hanged for the murder of his critically ill friend. As he predicted would happen to prove his innocence, an oak tree grew from his gravesite in Mobile, Alabama. It still stands almost 200 years later. The Boyington Oak Festival (May 14 & 15) tells the story of Charles Boyington by visiting locations where he lived, worked, and was held prisoner. The festival also includes a special production of the play The Truth is in the Tree, written by Mary Palmer and directed by Dr. Thomas Rowell. For detailed information, visit www.historicmobile.org/boyingtonoakfestival Package Price: $50.00, includes: • 4th Production of Play ($20): The Truth is in the Tree Written by: Mary S. Palmer Directed by: Dr. Thomas Rowell • Oakleigh House Museum Tour ($10) • Footsteps of Boyington – Gulf Coast Trolley Tour ($20) • Signed copy, Boyington Oak: A Grave Injustice ($20) • Drinks, Boarding House Biscuits & SO jam delicious!