Cass River Colonial Encampment

Cass River Colonial Encampment

Frankenmuth, MI 48734, US

Step into a bygone era at the Cass River Colonial Encampment, a captivating event that takes you on a journey through the rich tapestry of America's history. This free and family-friendly gathering, hosted at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, offers a unique opportunity to witness the lives of historical reenactors from various periods.

As you explore the encampment, you'll encounter military camps spanning the French & Indian War to the Revolutionary War. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and even the smells of these historical settings, complete with authentic vendors who recreate the spirit of the past.

One of the highlights of the event is the array of activities and events that bring history to life. Be captivated by flag-raising ceremonies, where the colors of the past are proudly displayed. Marvel at fashion shows featuring military uniforms from different eras, providing a glimpse into the changing styles of America's armed forces.

The air will come alive with the melodies of musical concerts, transporting you back to the times when soldiers found solace and inspiration in the power of music. Prepare to be awed by battle skirmishes and demonstrations that showcase the might of cannons, artillery, and weapons. Witness firsthand the skill and precision required to wage war in these tumultuous times.

But it's not all about warfare. Take a stroll through the encampments, thoughtfully spread across the east side of Frankenmuth River Place Shops and the Bavarian Inn Lodge grounds. Experience the everyday life of historical figures as they go about their duties and guard their camps, providing a realistic snapshot of the past.

The Cass River Colonial Encampment is a remarkable opportunity to engage with history, offering an immersive experience that educates and entertains visitors of all ages. Mark your calendars and join us for this unforgettable event that celebrates the vibrant tapestry of America's past.

20 Jul 2024 - 21 Jul 2024
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM


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