War of 1812 Battle of Prairie du Chien Reenactment

July 18, 2020 - July 19, 2020

British War of 1812 re-enactors march in formation
Riflemen fire during the annual battle re-enactment
The Villa Louis mansion at twilight
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521 N Villa Louis Rd - Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Information: 608-326-2721

Event Date Detail
Jul 18, 2020 - Jul 19, 2020. Battle scenario begins at 2:30 p.m.

Hear the roar of the cannon! This weekend event features a historic encampment and battle re-enactment on Wisconsin’s only War of 1812 battlefield, now the lawn of the Villa Louis estate. Watch the British assault on U.S. Fort Shelby in a battle scenario Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Tour the camps and learn about military life in 1814.

  • History/Heritage Type
    • Re-enactments
    • State Historic Site
    • Military Heritage
    • Wisconsin History
    • Historic Homes
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Frenchtown Charmer Prairie Du Chien - 0.53 miles away
2
River District Hotel Prairie Du Chien - 0.54 miles away
3
Motel 6 Prairie Du Chien - 0.86 miles away
4
Holiday Motel Prairie Du Chien - 1.49 miles away
5
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson Prairie du Chien - 1.65 miles away
6
Prairie Motel Prairie Du Chien - 2.07 miles away
7
Microtel Inn & Suites Prairie Du Chien - 2.26 miles away
8
Windsor Place Inn Prairie Du Chien - 2.4 miles away