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Conner Prairie, IN.

updated 12-9-06



Conner Prairie Civil War Weekend 2007

Conner Prairie, one of the nation's leading Living History Museums, will host a Civil War Re-enactment May 19 and 20, 2007.

The museum is open to the public from 9:30am to 5pm on Saturday, May 19 and 11am to 5pm on Sunday, May 20.

Civil War events will be scheduled throughout the day. The program will include infantry, cavalry and artillery demonstrations and drills. There will be a battle re-enactment both days. Fritz Klein is scheduled to appear as Abraham Lincoln and Storyteller's Drum, Inc will present programs about daily life in the 28th USCT. Other program are currently being added to the schedule and information will be posted to the Conner Prairie website as it becomes available.

Check in will begin at 10am on Friday, May 18. On this date, we also plan to offer a program for school children.

Conner Prairie places a great deal of emphasis on the guest's experience. We highly encourage interaction between the re-enactor and museum guest.

Each registered re-enactor wil receive a ticket good for $5 in food at the Conner Prairie food tent. The tent will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. It will also be open for breakfast and lunch on Sunday.

No modern camping is available on site.

Registration information will be availalbe on Conner Prairie's website beginning January 1, 2007. Participants will be able to register online at www.connerprairie.org

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jim Willaert, Event Manager at civilwar@connerprairie.org



David Shackelford, Colonel Commanding



Conner Prairie Official Site