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Civil War Days

  • May 19, 2018
  • Naper Settlement, Naperville

Experience firsthand a radical time in our nation’s history when Naper Settlement transforms into an 1863 Civil War encampment, where visitors can meet famous figures of the past, like Abraham Lincoln and Harriet Tubman. Hundreds of reenactors participate, staging a battle complete with blasting cannons and marching infantry.

This family-friendly event features food, fun and shopping on "Sutler's Row" for traditional Civil War-era reproduction products. Guests can enjoy the historical sounds of a 13-piece brass band, have a free vintage photograph taken, hear the Gettysburg Address and so much more! The battle begins at 2:30 PM each day! 

May 19 & 20



$15 Adult; $10 Youth (4-12)
Members & children under 4 are free!

Online ticket sales will end at noon the Thursday before the event.

Tickets and Memberships may be purchased at the gate.

No advance ticket discounts.

Click here for complete details.

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