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Civil War Remembered at Pinecrest Village

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2024

Saturday, September 28, 2024 from 12 to 8 pm
Sunday, September 29, 2024 from 11 am to 3 pm

Join us as we step beyond the history books and the battlefield and onto the homefront to connect with the people, stories, and ideas that link Manitowoc County, Wisconsin to America’s greatest conflict – the Civil War.

Pinecrest Village is transformed into a Civil War encampment where guests 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.

Become a part of history and join us for the Saturday evening Civil-War era dance where you can waltz along or be a wallflower.

Featured Activities:

  • Military demonstrations will be ongoing.

  • Fall In! Marching and Drilling practices

  • Enlist in the Army – sign up and receive a reproduction volunteer enlistment letter

  • Battle reenactment at 4:30 pm on Saturday; 1 pm on Sunday

  • Enjoy the Regimental Volunteer Band of Wisconsin

  • Medical scenario following the main battle at the field hospital

  • Saturday only! Civil War era dance from 6:30 to 8 pm, Snacks and beverages available. Enjoy the village and camps by lamp light.

Your chance to fire a cannon:
Beginning 30 minutes before the battle, you can purchase a raffle ticket for $5 for the opportunity to fire the Civil War cannon! Must be age 12 or older to fire the cannon.

General admission: $14 for adults, $13 for seniors, $10 for youth 4-17, children under 4 years of age are free. General Admission is always free for members! You can purchase your tickets when you arrive or pre-purchase your admission tickets.

Reserve your tickets ahead of time for a quick and easy arrival: Purchase General Admission Tickets Online!

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September 29
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free – $14
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Pinecrest Historical Village
924 Pinecrest Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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