Historical Encampment

http://www.historicpointbasse.com
Open Date:

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Close Date:

Sun, Oct 01, 2017

 
Description:

See life as it was lived at a French outpost during the fur trade era...artisans demonstrating traditional crafts that were necessary for survival--participants dressed in authentic reproductions of clothing worn by people in all walks of 18th century life...the splendor of 18th century military drills. Smell the fragrances from kettles simmering over the open fires and the pungent smell of wood smoke...molten lead, hot iron, and acrid haze of black powder mingling with the scent of melting candle wax. Taste the flavors from another century, as participants prepare traditional foods over an open fire--parched wild rice with maple sugar, spiced apple cider and roasted pumpkins filled with blueberries and cranberries.

Location:

364 Wakely Road

Nekoosa, WI

54457
Additional Features:
Commercial Vendors, Entertainment Free, Food, Gate Admission, Handicapped Access, Music
Hours:
Sat 9am - 4pm, Sun 9am - 2pm
Admission:
Admission Charge
Attendance:
2,000
Phone Number:
(715) 325-1759
Alt. Phone Number:
(715) 886-4202
This info may change due to circumstances,
please verify details before venturing out.
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