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IL, Galesburg

August 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

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Galesburg Heritage Days!

We offer both a pre-1840’s American Colonial/Frontier Rendezvous and a thoroughly fielded Civil War Encampment all within walking distance of each other at our beautiful Lake Storey Park in Galesburg, IL. We are a family friendly event with no parking or admission fees for spectators.   Showers, water, and firewood are provided.  Ice is available for sale on site.  We offer horse and wagon rides between encampments.   Both encampments have entertainment, historical first person portrayals, kitchens, demonstrations, period trade goods, battles and much more! Early setup starts Wednesday, 8 am.  Rendezvous  fee of $20 for campers & $35 for traders.  Pre-registration is requested if arriving Wednesday morning.  Kids’ school day on Friday from 9 am to 2 pm.  For more rendezvous information, please contact Dave or Lisa Bernhart, 309-335-7743 or 309-342-6159.  For more civil war information please contact Mark Ebner, 309-335-6541.  Galesburg Heritage Days, PO Box 748, Galesburg, IL  61402-0748. Email us at galesburgheritagedays@gmail.com.   Find us on Facebook at Galesburg Heritage Days.  Our event page is 2016 Galesburg Heritage Days!  To print out forms, go to our group page, Galesburg Heritage Days Living History Festival.

Come see us, Galesburg loves company!


Galesburg Heritage Days!
Lake Storey Park
Galesburg, IL 61401 United States
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Lisa Bernhart