May 6-7, 2023
Public Hours 8-4
10am Rusty Musket playing at the Gazebo
11am General Lew Wallace speech at Baptist Church
Noon General Lee speech at Farmhouse
1pm Rusty Musket Playing at the Gazebo
2pm Main Battle, southern field
3pm Rusty Musket Playing at the Gazebo
Sunday 9am Church Service at Baptist Church
Admission to the event includes access to all reenactors, the village, our three covered bridges, food vendors, and the battle.
$10: 11 and older
$7: Ages 6-10
Free: 5 and younger
Special two-day admission for adults (sold only on Saturday): $15
All proceeds go towards village restoration.
All public visitors will enter through the Admissions building.
Main Battle at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday
Speech by General Lew Wallace at 11am, Baptist Church
Speech by General Lee at noon, Farmhouse Steps
Small skirmishes will happen throughout the day
Gatlin Gun demonstration will happen in town throughout the day
Civil War era weapons display
Treen Farms – Weaving and Spinning – Location: Beeson DePlanty Cabin
Cool Creek Forge – Blacksmithing – Location: South of Pavilion
Purgatory’s Parlor – Public House/Saloon – Location: Gaebler Building
Field Hospital – By Fred Shaefer – Location: Livery Barn
Military Telegraph/Western Union – By Col. Henry J. Tuttle – Location: Cabin One
Catholic Church – By Father Murphy – The Life and Times of
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$10/person ages 11 and older
$7/person ages 6 – 10
Free Ages 5 and younger
*Special* Two-Day Deal: $15 for adult entry on both days, for purchase on Saturday only
2pm both days
Yes! At noon on both days. He will be speaking from the Farmhouse steps.
His speech will be at the Baptist Church at 11am on both Saturday and Sunday!
Yes, we have three vendors booked! Find out more information under the “Food Vendors” section of this page.
We can take both cash and card for admission and for purchases in the general store. Please have cash for other vendors.
Yes, they must be leashed, picked up after, and under control at all times. If not, you will be asked to take them home. We prefer pets to not enter the historic buildings for their safety and that of our buildings.
Yes, you will be given a wristband at admissions, this will allow you to leave and re-enter for the day you purchased admission for.
Yes! There will be cannons and other loud equipment being used. Please plan accordingly for your family’s needs.
Yes! Many of the buildings will have events happening within, all others will be open for exploration.