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Memorial Day Weekend at Conner Prairie

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May 26-28

Conner Prairie Interactive History Park is open Memorial Day weekend with free general admission to military personnel and their families as part of the Blue Star Museums program, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. Celebrate the legacy of our nation’s veterans with a visit to 1863 Civil War Journey: Raid on Indiana, where you can see Civil War cannons in action, learn about the life of a Civil War soldier and maybe even practice your marching skills. You can also revel in the life and vitality of spring by visiting one of our many gardens or marvel at the wild plants sprouting up along our wooded pathways. Be sure to visit Lenape Indian Camp to find out how Native Americans used wild plants for food and medicine as well as our other outdoor historic areas. Saturday, May 26, Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $14/adult, $13/seniors 65+, $9 youth (ages 2-12), free for members and youth under 2.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.

Civil War Days at Conner Prairie

May 19-20

Watch eyes grow wide when horses charge and cannons roar as reenactors from across the country bring an1860s battle to life again. Young and old can learn firsthand what the Civil War was about from both Union and Confederate soldiers at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. Create a memory sure to last a lifetime when you experience the Civil War for yourself. A battle reenactment will take place each day at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $14/adult, $13/seniors 65+, $9/youth (ages 2-12), free for members and youth under 2. Past and present military personnel receive free admission and half-price admission for immediate family members.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.

Follow the North Star at Conner Prairie

April 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28
Follow the North Star
Presented by Fifth Third Bank
In this nationally acclaimed, award-winning program, you will experience what it was like to seek freedom on the Underground Railroad at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. You’ll be changed forever as you encounter the fears and challenges faced by Indiana residents on their tumultuous path to independence in this dramatic and powerful reenactment. Program lasts 90 minutes with groups leaving every 15 minutes from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. $20/person, $17/member. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Reservations required.

For more information, call (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836 or visit www.connerprairie.org.

This post was submitted by Sarah Frey.