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Mississinewa 1812

Largest War of 1812 living history event in the U. S.  Battle re-enactments, reconstructed Indian village, trapper camps, sutlers, traditional craftsmen, food purveyors, and musicians.  The Battle of Mississinewa 1812 commemorates the battle fought here between 600 federal troops and British-allied Indians. Authentic attention to detail makes the difference as you step back in time to 1812 at this fresh air museum of life in times past. Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm.  Free parking, free shuttle bus Saturday and Sunday from Justice Middle School, 720 N. Miller Ave. Marion, IN.

Mississinewa 1812 Battlefield

The Mississinewa Battlefield was the site of the first victory of the United States Army during the War of 1812, on December 17-18, 1812. A 600-man mounted force led by Lt. Col. John B. Campbell attacked and destroyed four British-allied Indian villages. Site of the annual Mississinewa 1812 living history event. Located 7 miles North of Marion on State Road 15.