War of 1812 Battle for Prairie du Chien Reenactment

July 16, 2022 - July 17, 2022

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521 N Villa Louis Rd - Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Information: 608-264-4848

Event Date Detail
Jul 16, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022. 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Step onto Wisconsin's only War of 1812 battlefield as Villa Louis hosts its 30th annual reenactment of the Battle of Prairie du Chien.

Visit a historic encampment, experience military life in 1814, and learn about the assault on Fort Shelby. Admission to the event includes a tour of the Villa Louis mansion. 

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 Villa Louis. Learn about the British attack in a battle scenario held at 2:30 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. 

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  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical
  • Tour Type
    • Walking Tours
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