Battery Calendar

Sep
24
4:00pm 4:00pm

Greenbush Reenactment

This annual special event at Wade House brings the history of the American Civil War to life. Held the last weekend in September, Civil War Weekend is two action-filled days of battle re-enactments, military drills, medical care situations, period music and food, demonstrations, educational presentations and more. The weekend spectacle involves more than 500 re-enactors and each year features a different historic scenario crucial to the outcome of the war.

Watch the spectacle of hundreds of soldiers — cavalry, infantry and artillery — as they struggle across the field of conflict. Experience the 1860s clash of arms between North and South as Union and Confederate troops set up camp, conduct drills and offer a variety of demonstrations. Civilian and women's issues, a medical field hospital and music of the Civil War era are presented interactively each day, and special hands-on experiences abound. Expanded food and beverage offerings and an extensive array of Civil War-related items are available for sale on site.

 

Location

Wade House 
Wade House Historic Site, W7965 State Hwy 23
Greenbush, WI 53026

Location Information

Wade House, an 1850s stagecoach inn built to serve traffic along the plank road that connected Fond du Lac and Sheboygan, tells the story of frontier entrepreneur Sylvanus Wade and his family during the Civil War years. In addition to the inn, the historic site includes the recently reconstructed Herrling sawmill, one of the few working, water-powered sawmills of its kind in the nation. Wade House is also home to the Wesley Jung Carriage Museum, which houses the state's largest collection of antique carriages and working wagons.

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Oct
8
2:00pm 2:00pm

Morengo Parade

The Settlers' Days Parade is Sunday, October 8th at 2pm.

The pararde route starts at State St (Route 23)/Railroad, moves South to Washington St, turns onto East Washington and goes down Washington until Prospect St (End) 

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Lombard Civil War Reenactment
Jul
21
to Jul 23

Lombard Civil War Reenactment

We are the host unit for this event and we have made some changes to the event this year. Setup will be different from past years and we will need to make sure that we help the Historical Society get reenactors where they need to be and to also remind them that they need to unload and move their cars moved. 

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3rd Annual Grant's Home Front & Reenactment-Need to See if There is Enough Interest
Apr
28
to Apr 30

3rd Annual Grant's Home Front & Reenactment-Need to See if There is Enough Interest

Civil War encampments are back in town. Swarms of 1860s blue and grey uniformed soldiers will blend into the historic skyline of Galena. Civilians in period-correct attire will grace the camp in living history fashion. The public is invited to watch the proceedings of camp life and witness the reenactment then relax and enjoy a classic Sanitary Fair.

SCHEDULE
April 29
-9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Living history camp.
-11:30 a.m.: Battle.
-Sanitary Fair & Bazaar.
-Live music and dancing.

April 30
-9 a.m.: Church service.
-9 a.m.: Living history camp.
-11:30 a.m.: Battle.
-Soldiers aid society meeting followed by Ladies Tea & Entertainment.

See more at: http://www.visitgalena.org/illinois-events?eventID=6706&mode=event#sthash.lMCfSF2v.dpuf

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