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Civil War Encampment

10/21/2023 to 10/22/2023 | Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site | New Madrid, MO

Join us at Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site Oct. 21 and 22 for our Civil War encampment, and experience what the daily life of a Civil War soldier was like. Members of the Turner Brigade will portray units of the Missouri volunteers and civilians of the Civil War period.

Visitors will be able to walk through the encampment and see a variety of events and scenarios, including infantry doing drills, and will get the chance to interact with soldiers and civilians. Throughout the event, guests will gain a better understanding of life in Missouri during the Civil War.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the historic site at 573-748-5340.

Event Times:
  • Saturday, Oct. 21: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 22: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site is located at:

312 Dawson Road, New Madrid, MO | 573-748-5340

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs