Civil War Days


Location: Naper Settlement, Naperville, IL 60540
Start Date/Time: May 17, 2014 - 10 am
End Date/Time: May 18, 2014 – 4 pm

Naper Settlement is transformed into a Civil War encampment where visitors can meet famous figures of the past and experience firsthand a turbulent time period in our nation’s history. Hundreds of reenactors participate, staging a battle complete with raging cannons and marching infantry. Learn how the nation changed through the insights of famous people who made a difference in history. An annual tradition at Naper Settlement for over 25 years, the family-friendly event features food, fun and shopping on “Sutler’s Row” for traditional Civil War-era reproduction products. 10 am to 4 pm each day, with the battle taking place at 2:30 p.m.  For more info, www.napersettlement.museum


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