Pea Ridge National Military Park will commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Pea Ridge on March 11, 2017 with living history events and guided hiking tours at Elkhorn Tavern. There will also be concerts by the NWA Heritage Brass Ensemble at the visitor center. These events will be presented from 10:00am until 4:00pm. A complete schedule of events is available on the park website www.nps.gov/peri. While this event is not a reenactment, these programs provide great insight into the lives of the men who fought at the battle of Pea Ridge.
Pea Ridge National Military Park preserves the site of and commemorates the March 1862 Civil War battle that helped Union forces gain control of Missouri. The park is located 10 miles north of Rogers just off US Highway 62.