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Military Thru the Ages - Mid West

 

Dates:

October 1st -2nd

 

Last Update:

 

 

Location:

Cantigny Park

1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton IL 60189

Link to Cantigny Park Website

Type of Event:

Time-line event

 

Who is invited:

All Napoleonic

 

Cavalry Friendly?

Bring your own horse. We will need to know ahead of time how many to expect, so include that is your registration. IF we have very wet weather the week before, we may need to cancel the horses, but we will plan on that NOT being the case.

 

Family Friendly?

Yes

 

Description:

Cantigny Park's brand new timeline event! It will be held over the weekend of October 1&2 and all time periods from ancient through 1999 are invited to participate.

 

Food:

Food, plan on your own, there are the usual fast food places VERY close, camp fires are allowed as long as you respect the usual rules, only what you need, replace sod etc

 

Accommodations:

Period tents

 

Straw, Water, Wood:

Wood will be provided

Straw and water still working out

 

Weapons, Powder, etc.:

Bring musket and apx # cartridges, no powder provided or available nearby.  no 'battle' or 'skirmish' this year....(but if everything goes great, we are hoping the park will allow us to do it next year)

 

Entertainment:

We are planning a Saturday social, hosted by the steering committee

 

Special Preparations:

Stuff like drill, immersion scenarios, etc. that is up to each unit to decide upon.

 

Closest Airport:

O’hare International Airport

10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago IL

Name of airport, location, and 3 letter designation

 

Fees or Stipends:

Attendance is free

 

Contact Info:

Grant Kohler (BN contact)

 

Annie (event contact)

Trkyrst@aol.com

Grant Kohler