Tour Civil War Campsites

You are invited to visit the campsites to learn of the soldiers’ life during the Civil War. Meet and mingle with Abe Lincoln. Sutler shops will sell Civil War era items.

Ladies Tea

Make plans to enjoy a lovely afternoon experience of days gone by when you attend the Ladies Tea on Saturday. Tickets are limited and may be purchased at Putnam County Parks and Visitors Bureau. The tea includes a presentation by the First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, portrayed by JoAnn Peterson.

Civil War Ball

The Civil War Ball is enjoyed not only by the reenctors, but the public may attend as well. Transport yourself back in time at this special evening event which includes music, refreshments and dances of the 1860’s. Admission is free. Period dress is encouraged, but not required.


Every effort has been made by the committee members for a safe, successful weekend. We believe you will feel the sense of pride we share as a growing county that is proud of it’s heritage and the excitement of “Bringing History A live.”