Event calendar

Living History Encounter: 18th-century Weaponry

Event information

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2023

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-886-1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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Two people in Civil War-era clothing standing by a cannon. Photo courtesy of Jeanine Feldman

Event details

Hear history go BOOM as you learn about weaponry of the 18th century. Alexander Hamilton’s artillery group will lead live demonstrations of various weapons, including muskets and a cannon.

This is a drop-in program; visit anytime between noon and 3 p.m.

Event requirements

No registration required.

Depending on the weather, this program will be offered indoors or outdoors. Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility; outdoor activities may take place on uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.