REMINDER: Battle of the Mississinewa Oct 11-13

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Today, the location is the site of Mississinewa 1812, the largest War of 1812 reenactment in the United States, which is held every October. The annual festival draws thousands of visitors from all over the world. In 2004, a large memorial was unveiled and is currently on display near the Mississinewa River in downtown Marion.

  • Event location: 7 miles north of Marion, Indiana and 13 miles south of Wabash, Indiana on State Road 15. Battle of the Mississinewa, War of 1812 Battle Site.
  • Event Dates: Held annually in October.  This year’s dates:  October 11-13, 2013.
    Hours:  Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm.
    War of 1812 Reenactment held daily.

For more information on this event go to: http://www.mississinewa1812.com/

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About Civil War Reflections

Vernon has been a Civil War buff since childhood, but had been inactive in Civil War history for over two decades. However, in the early 1990s his interest was rekindled after watching Ken Burns’ “Civil War Documentary” on PBS. He particularly became interested in the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) and decided to learn more about this epic struggle.
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