War of 1812 Battle of Prairie du Chien Reenactment

July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018

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521 N Villa Louis Rd - Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Information: 608-326-2721

Event Date Detail
Jul 21, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018. 2:30 p.m.

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Visit a historic encampment and battle re-enactment on Wisconsin's only War of 1812 battlefield. The War of 1812 came to Prairie du Chien on July 17, 1814, when U.S. and British-Canadian soldiers clashed on what is now the west lawn of the Villa Louis. Learn about the British assault on U.S. Fort Shelby in a battle scenario at 2:30pm on both Saturday and Sunday. 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

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