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Civil War Encampment

June 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
$11 Adults (Dads half price with 1 paid event admission), $9 Children (3-15)
Civil War Encampment

Since this year’s Civil War event will take place over Father’s Day weekend, the theme will be “Fathers, Sons, and Civil War.” With a shift in the event’s focus to father-son relationships and visitor engagement, this event will look a little different than in past years. Rather than large battles, skirmishes and other activities with a larger focus on visitor interaction will take place throughout the day. The kick off will take place on the Fort Howard parade ground with a flag raising ceremony, mimicking the way Green Bay residents reacted to hearing of the outbreak of the war.

Civil War Schedule of Activities (schedule is subject to change without notice)

Saturday, June 15

10:00 AM       Park opens

10:15 AM        Flag Raising Ceremony by the American Legion Post 11 Sullivan Wallen, Fort Howard Guard, and Civil War Reenactors           Fort Howard Parade Ground

11:00 AM        Skirmish begins           Town Green

11:40 AM        Visitors welcome to explore picket posts when skirmish ends           Town Green

11:40 AM        Fathers, Sons, and Civil War presentation by Charles Bagneski        Victorian Gazebo

12:30 PM        School of the Soldier & Infantry Presentation           Fort Howard Parade Ground

1:30 PM          Prisoner Exchange and trading between the posts – visitors welcome to explore picket posts           Town Green

2:00 PM         Artillery Presentation – visitors are welcome to observe behind the cannons           Town Green

2:30 PM         Cavalry Presentation           Belgian Farm

3:00 PM         Skirmish begins           Town Green

3:30 PM         Medical Presentation           Town Hall

4:15 PM          Retiring the Colors           Fort Howard Parade Ground

4:30 PM         Park closes

This event will continue on Sunday, June 16 from 10 AM to 3:30 PM.