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Event: Anniversary Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment

Saturday, December 06, 2014 - Sunday, December 07, 2014
Ozarks Region
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City:
Prairie Grove
Region:
Ozarks
Building / Point of Interest:
Park Grounds
Address:
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
Contact:
Park Superintendent
Phone:
479-846-2990
Email:
prairiegrove@arkansas.com

Event Details:

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. 

Both days:
9 a.m. - All camps open to public, each day.
1 p.m. - Presentation marking 151st anniversary of the battle, each day. 


Saturday:
5 p.m. - All camps closed to public, last self-guided tour ends.
7 p.m. - Period Dance in the Latta Barn


Sunday:
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.
Admission:
Free, Parking $5 on park grounds