Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: July 16 to 17, 2016

 

17th Annual Menomonee Falls Civil War Encampment, Menomonee Falls, WI, July 16 to 17

 

Event benefits the Menomonee Falls Historical Society.

 

 

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, July 1, 2016 - The 17th Annual Menomonee Falls Civil War Encampment will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 16th and 17th, located at Old Falls Village, (www.OldFallsVillage.com), SW corner of Pilgrim Road and County Line Rd Q, Menomonee Falls, WI. The Ice Cream Social has joined the Civil War Encampment again this year.
 
Enjoy one free ice cream on Saturday July 16th from 10am-5pm and Sunday July 17th from 10am-4pm.  Ice Cream is donated by Schoep’s Ice Cream.
 
Admission:  Adults $6, Children 12 and under $2, Under 5 free. Free admission to Military Veterans from 10:00am - Noon with Military ID. 
 
Food is offered by the Holy Smokers, Sutler Way vendors, old-fashioned children’s games, Kettle Corn, hands-on pioneer activities in the Barn, Train Depot Gift Shop, Art Show, Bake Sale and Silent Auction (ending at 1pm Sunday). 
 
General Grant will be visiting Old Falls Village portraying Civil War history. Stop by his camp and meet the General before and after the battle.
 
New this year the Surgeons from the 17th Corps Field Hospital will explain the medical procedures that were done during the Civil War throughout the weekend and after the battles.
 
Speakers include Jessica Michna presented as Laura Ingalls Wilder, Saturday and also presenting Sunday as Mary Lincoln in the “Intimate Conspiracy”.
 
View historical displays, hear speakers and listen to The Regimental Volunteer Band of Wisconsin. 
 
Also new this year. there will be two Civil War reenactment skits occurring each day, including a Train Depot Robbery and watch what happens to General Grant after his presentation on Sunday.  There will be a Battle reenactment at 2:00 pm both days. 
 
The event benefits the Menomonee Falls Historical Society. Free Parking.  More parking along Pilgrim Rd and to the West of Old Falls Village.
 
Web: www.OldFallsVillage.com, Email: mfhistory@yahoo.com, Phone: 262-250-3901

 

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 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Nancy Greifenhagen

Email: nancygphoto@wi.rr.com

Phone: (262) 255-2923

 

Menomonee Falls Historical Society

N78W15583 Old Gate Rd, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, 53051

Web: www.OldFallsVillage.com

 

 Calendar Listing

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: Menomonee Falls Civil War Encampment

Event Date: July 16 to 17, 2016

Event Location: N96w15791 Co. Line Rd.,  Menomonee Falls WI 53051

Admission: Adults $6, Children 12 And Under $2, Under 5 Free. Free admission to Military Veterans from 10:00am - Noon with Military ID. 

Web: www.OldFallsVillage.com

Contact: Nancy Greifenhagen, nancygphoto@wi.rr.com, (262) 255-2923

Description: The 17th Annual Menomonee Falls Civil War Encampment will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 16th and 17th, located at Old Falls Village, (www.OldFallsVillage.com), SW corner of Pilgrim Road and County Line Rd Q, Menomonee Falls, WI. The Ice Cream Social has joined the Civil War Encampment again this year. Enjoy one free ice cream on Saturday July 16th from 10am-5pm and Sunday July 17th from 10am-4pm.  Ice Cream is donated by Schoep’s Ice Cream.

 


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