A variety of programs will highlight the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 8-10, 2015.
On Monday, August 10, the anniversary program will begin at 10 a.m. Entrance fees for August 10 will be waived. The program is expected to last approximately one hour.
On Saturday and Sunday, living history programs will be presented at Tour Stop 5 depicting the various Union and Southern troops that fought at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. “The purpose of these programs is to relate the soldier’s combat experience during the battle to the visitor,” remarked Chief Park Ranger John Sutton.
Artillery demonstrations will take place at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Infantry demonstrations will take place at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday.