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Wauconda, IL

JULY 12-13 - Illinois - 14th Annual Civil War Days Lakewood Forest Preserve, Wauconda. More than 200 acres of heavy woods, large fields, ravines and trails. Saturday morning features reenactor-only activities for both military and civilian participants. The public is invited to Saturday afternoon living history demonstrations and evening guided camp tours and a Sunday scripted battle. Usual amenities. Sutlers by invitation only. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to support Civil War preservation. For more information contact the Lake County Discovery Museum, c/o Civil War Coordinator, 27277 Forest Preserve Drive, Wauconda, IL 60084. Phone: (847) 968-3400.  E-mail: chirn@co.lake.il.us or Mike Millette, Military Coordinator at mmillette@iwic.net