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28th Annual Wade House Civil War Weekend

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018

This annual special event at Wade House brings the history of the American Civil War to life. Held the last weekend in September, Civil War Weekend is two action-filled days of battle re-enactments, military drills, medical care situations, period music and food, demonstrations, educational presentations and more. The weekend spectacle involves more than 500 re-enactors and each year features a different historic scenario crucial to the outcome of the war. Watch the spectacle of hundreds of soldiers — cavalry, infantry and artillery — as they struggle across the field of conflict. Experience the 1860s clash of arms between North and South as Union and Confederate troops set up camp, conduct drills and offer a variety of demonstrations. Civilian and women’s issues, a medical field hospital and music of the Civil War era are presented interactively each day, and special hands-on experiences abound. Expanded food and beverage offerings and an extensive array of Civil War-related items are available for sale on site. Adults – $15; Seniors (65+) and Students w/ID – $13; Children (5-17) – $8; Children under 5 – Free; Family Rate (2 adults and 2 or more dependent children) – $40

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/calendar/event/6051/28th-annual-wade-house-civil-war-weekend

Venue

Wade House
W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026 United States
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Phone:
920-526-3271
Website:
https://wadehouse.wisconsinhistory.org/