Mine Creek Battlefield - Heritage Day

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Join us for Heritage Day, a special event at Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site near Pleasanton. This annual event features cavalry, artillery, and infantry Civil War period demonstrations. Plus blacksmith, Dutch oven cooking, weaving, broom making, leather works, basket making, and spinning wool. The event we will also include a weapons display and medical tent.

Mine Creek Battlefield - Heritage Day

Address : 20485 Hwy 52, Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site Pleasanton KS
Phone : 913-352-8890   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : Free

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