Admission to the event includes access to 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 Event: Saturday Night
Civil War Era Ball and Night Firing

Join us at the pavilion for historic dances, followed by a canon firing at night.


All proceeds go towards village restoration.
All public visitors will enter through the Admissions building.


Main Battle at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday

Purgatory’s Parlor – Gaebler Building
    visit, sit down, rest, play games, imbibe in an elixir or tasty treat. Ladies, please come and have tea and biscuits! We have a special section for ladies!

Village Blacksmith – Blacksmith Shop
    Visit with the village blacksmith and watch him and his partner in action.

Treen Acres Farm – Beeson Cabin
   Learn about spinning wool.

Cool Creek Forge – Sutlers Rowe
   Witness forging in action, camp style.

Field Hospital – Livery Barn
   Medical equipment of the era during the war was quite different, get a close up look.

Roots, Shoots, and Seeds – By Gaebler Building
    Selling heirloom varieties of plants/seeds and be available to answer questions

– Gaebler Building
    Learn about tobacco, come in and get your loose tobacco needs met or try a seegar or two!

Newspaper Reporter – Village
 Stop and chat to the reporter about what is happening in this era!

Quilting – Schoolhouse Cabin
     Visit to learn about quilting during this era and maybe try your hand at weaving.

Rush Creek Broomery – Broom Shop
    Brooms are handmade on site and talk about the equipment of the era.

Pottery – Burr Mill
   Watch as Chuck uses a kick wheel to create pots, bowls, and plates

Gatlin Gun – Memorial Grove
   See this iconic weapon in action throughout the day.

Western Union – Church Cabin #1
   How did people keep in touch during this era?

Confederate Headquarters – Governor’s House
   See how a location was taken over for the sake of the war.

Union Headquarters – Farmhouse
   See how a location was taken over for the sake of the war.


Visiting Demonstrators

…And More!!!


Food Vendors

Questions? We’ve got answers!

What is the cost of admission?

$10/person ages 11 and older

$7/person ages 6 – 10

Free Ages 5 and younger

Is the General Lee impersonator giving a speech?

Yes! At 11am on both days. He will be speaking from the village gazebo.

Where is the General Lew Wallace speech at?

The village gazebo at At 1pm on both days.

Will there be food for purchase?

Yes, we have multiple vendors booked! Find out more information under the “Food Vendors” section of this page.

What forms of payment will be accepted?

We can take both cash and card for admission and for purchases in the general store. Most vendors can take card but not all. Please plan to support these vendors with cash.

Can I bring my pet?

Due to the busy schedule, we would prefer pets stay at home during this event.

Is this family friendly?

Yes! There will be cannons and other loud equipment being used. Please plan accordingly for your family’s needs.

Will the village buildings be open?

Yes! Many of the buildings will have events happening within, all others will be open for exploration.

Remembering Danny Linkous

Veteran and Friend

May He Rest in Peace

(pictured on far left, CWD 2023)