Date(s) & Time(s)::
November 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Location: Sommer Park, 6329 N. Koerner Road, Edwards, IL 61528
Phone: (309) 691-8423
November 16: 10am–4pm and November 17: 10am–3pm. $5/vehicle. History comes to life at Sommer Park as Civil War soldiers construct winter quarters and prepare for their winter encampment. Living Historians in authentic uniforms will use period tools and construction methods to build handmade wooden shelters to protect themselves from the approaching winter weather. Activities will also include mail call, drill and ceremonies, and daily camp life.