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Civil War Weekend at LeDuc

Come explore the world in which most Civil War soldiers spent 90 percent of their time!

civil war drillingThe Dakota County Historical Society will host “Civil War Weekend” at the LeDuc Historic Estate on Saturday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. The event will start at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. each day.

This year’s theme is “Where the Soldier Spent His Time: The Civil War Encampment.” Visitors will learn what a typical encampment was like and how it affected the surrounding areas, as well as how the typical camp lifestyle affected the psyche and physique of soldiers.

Throughout the day, visitors can interact with various reenactors to the site, listen to live Civil War-era music, attend presentations and much more.

Admission to the event is $9 for an adult, $8 for seniors, $7 for children (ages 5-17) and free for children 4 & under, or for members of the Dakota County Historical Society.

The LeDuc Historic Estate is located at 1629 Vermillion Street in Hastings, MN

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