War of 1812 Battle of Prairie du Chien Re-enactment

July 18, 2015 - July 19, 2015

Prairie Du Chien
  • British War of 1812 re-enactors march in formation

    British War of 1812 re-enactors march in formation
  • Riflemen fire during the annual battle re-enactment

    Riflemen fire during the annual battle re-enactment
  • The Villa Louis mansion at twilight

    The Villa Louis mansion at twilight

Visit a historic encampment and battle re-enactment on Wisconsin's only War of 1812 battlefield, now the lawn of the Villa Louis estate. Learn about the British assault on U.S. Fort Shelby in a battle scenario Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. Tour the camps and learn about military life in 1814.

Event Date Detail

Jul 18, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

10am-5pm

History/Heritage Type

  • Re-enactments
  • State Historic Site
  • Military Heritage
  • Wisconsin History
  • Historic Homes

State Historic Sign Site

  • Yes

Features

  • On Water