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Posted on: June 3, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Rebels and Redcoats Revolutionary War Reenactment

The Rebels and Redcoats will fight an epic battle to determine if Petrifying Springs Park will remain in Kenosha County or will become part of the British Empire.

The Rebels and Redcoats Revolutionary War Reenactment will be held on June 11th and 12th at Petrifying Springs Park, 5555 7th Street, Kenosha WI 53144. It is hosted by the North West Territory Alliance and sponsored by Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser and the Kenosha County Division of Parks.

The reenactment is free to the public and open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 11th and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 12th. A full schedule of events and driving directions can be found on the Kenosha County Parks Division website at under the events tab.

There will be artillery demonstrations, military band concerts, a fashion show, tomahawk throwing, military and civilian encampments, battles and other displays and demonstrations of military and civilian life styles of the period.

The public is encouraged to visit the camp sites and experience the life styles of soldiers and civilians in the 1770s.

For more information, call the Kenosha County Parks Division at 262-857-1869.

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