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Civil War Days

  • Manitowoc County Historical Society 924 Pinecrest Road Manitowoc, WI, 54220 United States (map)

Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2 - from 10 am to 4 pm

Although it has been over 150 years since our country has fought in the Civil War, the diaries, stories, and lessons still remain. Pinecrest Village is transformed into a Civil War encampment where visitors can meet famous figures of the past and experience firsthand a turbulent time period in our nation’s history. Join reenactors as they stage a battle complete with raging cannons and marching infantry. Learn how the nation changed through the insights of local people who made a difference in history. The family-friendly event features food, fun and shopping on "Sutler's Row" for traditional Civil War-era reproduction products.

Featured Activities (Both days):

  • Mid-day meal cooking demonstrations at the Confederate Camp

  • 12:30 Artillery Drill

  • 1 pm main battle reeactment

  • Medical scenario following the main battle

  • 3:00 School of the Soldier at the Collins Depot

Saturday Only Activities (June 1)

  • 10:00 Infantry and Cavalry Drill

  • 11:00 Picket

  • 11:30 Medical Inspection at Cheese Factory

Sunday Only Activities (June 2)

  • 10:15 Church Service at Niles Community Church

  • 11:00 Infantry and Cavalry Drill

  • 11:30 Picket

Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children age 4 to 17, and under age 4 is free. MCHS members receive free admission.

Earlier Event: May 21
Member Morning
Later Event: June 2
Scout Sunday