About the Event

History Comes Alive: August 4-6 2017

Stanford’s Battery in partnership with the Village of Carpentersville and the Carpentersville Park District will host the Carpentersville Civil War Reenactment August 4-6 from 10am-4pm in Carpenters Park  just minutes away from  I-90 and route 31 exit. 

Civil War reenactment units will be camping out at the park all weekend, and special events will run through out the day. Watch as troops march down Spring Street in a parade leading to the park, enjoy living history demonstrations, and much much more. The highlight of each afternoon will be a battle between Union and Confederate soldiers. A schedule of events will be posted with additional details. 

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