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Fort Wilkins - Battery D 1st Light Artillery Encampment

A boy carrying two wooden buckets with a yoke walks a gravel path with a man and a woman. All are in historic costume.

Fort Wilkins - Battery D 1st Light Artillery Encampment

2024-07-26T12:30:00Z 2024-07-28T21:00:00Z Fort Wilkins - Battery D 1st Light Artillery Encampment

Join Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, a Civil War era living history group, when they encampment on the parade ground interpreting army life of the period. There will be artillery demonstrations, small arms drills, period cooking, soldiers’ pastimes and civilian impersonations.

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

Admission to the event is free, however a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the park grounds.

U.S. 41, Copper Harbor, Michigan, 49918
Event Date

Start: July 26, 2024 8:30 AM

End: July 28, 2024 5:00 PM

Contact Information
Barry James

Historian

Join Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery, a Civil War era living history group, when they encampment on the parade ground interpreting army life of the period. There will be artillery demonstrations, small arms drills, period cooking, soldiers’ pastimes and civilian impersonations.

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

Admission to the event is free, however a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the park grounds.