The park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day, with about 2,700 killed, wounded, or missing. Every even-numbered year, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park hosts a battle reenactment.
9 a.m. - All camps open to public, each day.
1 p.m. - Presentation marking 151st anniversary of the battle, each day.
5 p.m. - All camps closed to public, last self-guided tour ends.
7 p.m. - Period Dance in the Latta Barn
10 a.m. - Period church service at log church & Catholic mass at the Jim Parks Shelter
3 p.m. - Closing of all encampments to public.
- Free, Parking $5 on park grounds