Muster on the Wabash Nov. 2 & 3, 2013  

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AUTHENTIC CAMPS 1790-1815 (click here)
War of 1812 U.S. and British Regular Army, Militia, Indians, Craftsmen, and Traders. Visitors may wander through the camps throughout the weekend.  Participants are available to answer questions and to do demonstrations.

Vendors (click here)
Will provide a wide array of goods including:  Clothing, Art work, Reproductions, Various Sundries, all representative of the early 1800s.

Demonstrations (click here)
Will involve young and old alike.  Learn about:   Gunsmith, Woodworking, Spinning, Soap Making, Blacksmithing, Children’s Games, and more!

Food
Will be provided by several non-profit groups and are enough to tempt any visitor: The menu and fair change each year, come see what tempts your palette.

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2013 Schedule, Nov. 2 and 3 (updated 10/30/13)

Flag RaisingBlacksmith workingLady in empire dressSpinning demonstration

SCHEDULE: Saturday (click on event for more information)

Sponsor:
Vincennes State Historic Sites, Dept. of Natural Resources.

For more information call 812-882-7422.
9:00 a.m. - Open Gates
9:30 - Post Colors/Troop Inspection - at flagpole
10:00 - Native Culture - in commons
10:30 - Kids Militia - in the camp of the 1st Regiment of Rifles
11:00 - Who's who in the army? - in the fort
12:00 - Go on Patrol with Harrison ’s Troops - meet at flagpole
12:30 p.m. - War of 1812 weapons demonstration - in fort
12:30 - Fashion Show - commons main tent
1:00 - Kids Militia - in the camp of the 1st Regiment of Rifles
1:30 - Battle - battleground
2:30 - Tecumseh and Harrison Confrontation - commons
3:00 - Lydia Bacon - A Soldier's Wife
3:30 - How to become a reenactor
4:30 - Retreat - flag pole
5:00 - Gates closed
Sunday(map of grounds)
10:00 a.m. - Open Gates
- Post Colors/Troop Inspection
10:30 - Kids Militia - in the camp of the 1st Regiment of Rifles
10:30 - Native Cultures
11:00 - War of 1812 weapons demonstration
11:00 - Fashion Show - commons main tent
12:00 p.m. - Go on Patrol with Harrison ’s troops
1:00 - Kids Militia - in the camp of the 1st Regiment of Rifles
1:00 - Tecumseh and Harrison Confrontation
1:30 - Battle
2:00 - Lydia Bacon - A Soldier's Wife
2:30 - Who's who in the army? - in the fort
3:00 - Gentlemen’s Duel
3:30 - How to become a reenactor
4:00 - Retreat
Hosted by the Spirit of Vincennes, Inc.