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Mission Statement

The Elmbrook Historical Society is a non-profit educational organization whose purpose is to research the history of Brookfield and Elm Grove and to collect, preserve, and exhibit objects from our past.

18th Annual Civil War Days Encampment

Schedule of Events


civil war reenactment


Saturday, May 5, 2012
10:00 am – 4:00 pm


10:00 am

Assemble Troops -  Flag Raising

10:30 am

Artillery Demonstration, Cannon Firing

12 Noon

Music & Stories by Alexander & Kinter


Historical Presentation


1865 Fashion Show

1:30 pm

Drilling Demonstration

3:00 pm

Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

3:45 pm

Closing Ceremony - Flag Lowering


Sunday, May 6, 2012
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Regimental Volunteer Band of Wisconsin

Playing throughout the day


10:00 am

Assemble Troops - Flag Raising

11:00 am

Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

12 noon

Regimental Band Concert


President Lincoln Address

1:30 pm


2:30 pm

Artillery Demonstration/Cannon Firing

3:30 pm

Silent Auction closes

3:45 pm

Closing Ceremony  -  Flag Lowering

Food and Beverages Available Both Days

Bid on Outstanding Silent Auction Items

All Proceeds Support the Elmbrook Historical Society Mission


Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum
1075 Pilgrim Parkway, Brookfield, Wisconsin

Don't miss the exhibit of Civil War era newspapers!



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