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Pea Ridge National Military Park Announces 158th Battle Anniversary Events

Pea Ridge National Military Park will commemorate the 158th anniversary of the Battle of Pea Ridge on Saturday, March 7, 2019 with living history demonstrations.

Schedule of Events for 158th Anniversary of the Battle of Pea Ridge

Northwest Arkansas Heritage Brass Band concert-(visitor center auditorium)    10:30-11:15

Blacksmith demonstrations– (outside of visitor center)                                              11:00-3:00

Period broom making– (outside of visitor center)                                                        11:00-3:00

Period tinsmith demonstrations– (outside of visitor center)                                     11:00-3:00

Union Artillery– (behind the visitor center)                                                                  12:00, 1:30 and 2:30

3rd Louisiana Infantry demonstrations– (Tour stop 4)                                               11:00, 1:00 and 2:30

17th Arkansas Infantry-(Elkhorn Tavern)                                                                      11:30, 1:30 and 3:00

24th Missouri Union Infantry– (Elkhorn Tavern)                                                        11:00, 1:00 and 2:30

Missouri State Guard (Elkhorn Tavern)                                                                        11:00-3:00

Pea
Ridge National Military Park preserves and commemorates the March 7-8, 1862
battle that helped Union forces maintain physical and political control of the
state of Missouri. Administered by the National Park Service, the 4,300 acre
battlefield is located 10 miles north of Rogers, just off US Highway 62. Visit
us on Facebook or at: www.nps.gov/peri