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Honey Springs Battle Reenactment

November 3

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An event every day that begins at 12 a.m., repeating until November 3, 2019

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This biannual event will include two battle reenactments and self-guided tours through the Union, Confederate, and civilian camps. Witness military drills, demonstrations, and living history programs. Sutlers Row will feature a number of vendors selling clothes, books, souvenirs, and reproduction 19th-century military equipment. Visitors from around the state come to see special presentations and watch the battle. This reenactment is a scripted battle, meaning the reenactor companies and regiments make the same actions that were taken in the original battle, on the original battleground.

Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. The battle reenactment will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

The Battle of Honey Springs, fought July 17, 1863, was the most important engagement of the Civil War in Indian Territory.

For more information regarding this event and the Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center, please email honeysprings@okhistory.org or alynn@okhistory.org, or call 918-473-5572. Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center is located east of US Highway 69 between Oktaha and Rentiesville. The Visitor Center is located on a hill in close proximity to the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame in Rentiesville. Take the second left after reaching the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame Museum (driving from the west).

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Date:
November 3

Location

Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center
423159 E 1030 Road Checotah, OK 74426
918-473-5572
www.okhistory.org/honeysprings