War of 1812 Battle of Prairie du Chien Reenactment

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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

A historic encampment and battle reenactment 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 held Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2:30pm. Tour the camps and learn about military life in 1814. Tickets required: Adults- $15, Children- $6, Children 4 and under- free.  

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

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