The Civil War is coming to life at
near Spokane, Washington, May 27th-29th 2017
Thanks for making 2017 the best Battle of Deep Creek yet! We are looking forward to next year; mark your calendars for May 26, 27, and 28 in 2018!
Come and see for yourself the most turbulent times our country has ever endured — the Civil War.
Hear the crash and boom of the artillery. Feel the weight of the rifles and packs that the soldiers carried. Meet the fine ladies in their gorgeous dresses. Watch as battles are reenacted, and honor the 700,000 men who died for their beliefs.
All this at the Deep Creek Civil War Reenactment just outside Spokane, WA, May 27th, 28th, & 29th in 2017.
Join us on Sunday evening at 8:30 pm for a very unique, exciting, and moving Civil War experience! We'll kick things off with a bang in the most awe-inspiring light show on this side of the Mississippi as the valley is shaken and illuminated with artillery fire and flames leap from lines of massed muskets.
Once you've quenched your thirst for explosions, travel time with our guides and take a peek at the somber nightime camps of the armies. Be a fly on a wall at a Civil War field hospital, watching the overworked surgeon attend to his patients; listen in on a conversation between a young soldier and a chaplain; join a soldier at his lonely picket post.
Admission will be $5 per person.
From I-90, take exit 277 for Hwy 2 toward Davenport. Drive 13 miles and turn right onto Deep Creek Road. Drive 2.2 miles and arrive at the event location.
Get directions in Google Maps!
Deep Creek Farms811 North Deep Creek RoadMedical Lake, WA 99022
Join us at the pavilion (in the center of civillian camp, near the sutlers) for educational and entertaining presentations by some of our brightest living historians throughout the weekend. Get in-depth looks into the times of the Civil War, and meet some of the famous characters of the war!
Saturday, Sunday 2:00 pmLincoln and Grant discuss the war.By Keith Deaton and Don McConnell
Saturday, Sunday 1:00 pm,Monday 12:30 pmThe Army of Northern Virginia.By Roy Talbot
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 10:00 amCivil War United States Sharpshootersby Ethan Whitehall
Sunday 10:00 amHer duties and the truth about life on plantations.by Bettie Russo
Saturday, Monday 9:00 amThe underpinnings of the Civil War era.by Sharron Bortz
Sunday 12:00, Monday 10:30 amMourning 1860's Styleby Chris Marshall
Sunday 1:30 pmHow the soldiers filled their haversacks and stomachs.by Caleb Grove and Austin Rice
Saturday, Sunday 4:00 pm Their contribution to medical aid.by Mike Inman
Saturday, Monday 9:30 amFemale spies during the Civil War.by Sherrie Taylor
Monday 11:00 amThe everyday trials and tribulations of the infantry soldier on the march.by Caleb Grove and Austin Rice
Saturday 12:30 pmby Marjorie Casper
Saturday, Sunday 10:30 amReconnaissance balloons in the Union Army.by Mac Buff
Saturday, Sunday 4:30 pmby Joseph Taylor
Sunday 12:30 pmWest Point to Confederate Generalby Marjorie Casper
Saturday 1:30 pm, Monday 11:30 amThe role of the cavalry, North and South.by Bob Davisson & Rich Bright
Sunday 12:30 pmTheir garments and neccessities.by Bettie Russo
We are proud to welcome authentic tintype artist Jason Bledsoe to the Deep Creek event this year! He is one of the few tintype photographers to painstakingly use the correct materials and formulae from the Civil War era.
Drop by his studio early to make an appointment, as spaces fill up fast! There is a $10.00 sitting fee that goes toward the cost of your tintype, non-refundable for no shows. Cash and credit cards accepted. Please allow 20 minutes for your portrait. Images can be picked up by the end of the day or sometimes earlier.
Presentation at the pavillion, Saturday, Sunday, 10:30 am.
The Civil War witnessed the first significant use of aerial reconnaissance in Western warfare. Professor Thaddeus Lowe and his daring band of “aeronauts” risked life and limb, going 3 1/2 miles up, in gas balloons, to observe enemy movements. Join living historians from The Museum of Flight in Seattle for a discussion about the Union Army Balloon Corps, its effects on the war, and its implications for the future of warfare.
This is an event of the Washington Civil War Association
Have questions? Call (509) 233-8912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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