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.
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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.