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4th ANNUAL BOYINGTON OAK FESTIVAL

May 4th, 2024 - May 5th, 2024 ·

Journeyman printer, poet, and musician, Charles Boyington, a 19-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 will be held May 4 and 5, 2024, at Oakleigh House Museum.

The festival 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. Package Price for the festival is $50.00, includes:

  • 6th Production of Play ($20): The Truth is in the Tree 
  • 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!

The $55 package saves $20 over individual purchases!

To learn more or purchase tickets visit https://www.historicmobile.org/boyingtonoakfestival

Sponsored in part by Mobile County Commission.


Oakleigh House Museum

300 Oakleigh Pl
Mobile, AL 36604

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