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War of 1812: Battle of Prairie du Chien Reenactment

July 13, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Relive the only battle of a major United States war fought on Wisconsin soil. Experience the thrill of battle at the re-enactment of the Battle of Prairie du Chien, explore re-enactor campsites, discover the foundations of the First Fort Crawford and learn about the archaeology that revealed them, enjoy presentations about the fur trade that drove Prairie du Chien’s economy, and tour the Villa Louis mansion (built on the site of Fort Shelby) all for one admission price! Stay Saturday evening to watch the Chamber of Commerce Independence Day fireworks from the Villa Louis lawn. Battle re-enactments take place at 2:30 p.m. each day. Adults $15, children $6, children 4 and under free.


Villa Louis Historic Site
521 N. Villa Louis Road
Prairie du Chien, 53821 United States
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