October 7 – 9, 2022
Experience an immersive and authentic glimpse of this important battle, located at Marion, Indiana’s War of 1812 battle site.
The Battle of Mississinewa reenactment & soldier encampments
Onlookers watch a narrated conflict featuring British, American and Native American soldiers wearing authentic uniforms and using weapons from the time period.
Ongoing demonstrations include:
River Town Civilian Life
Food vendors offer time period cuisine including English trap pies, barbecued chops, bratwurst, ribs and chicken, hearty stews, baked potatoes, French pastries, fry bread and ice cream.
River Town merchants & artisans
River town features more than 140 merchants, artisans and food booths.
Wilderness & Voyager camps
Trappers, traders and voyagers settle along the river. You might even witness a struggle with dastardly river pirates.
Native American Village
The picketed fort and the traditional long house are the centerpieces of the Native American village.
Battle of Mississinewa, War of 1812 Battle Site
6000 County Rd 300 W27
LaFontaine, IN 46940
At the Gate: Adults $10/Children 6-12 yrs. $6
In Advance: Adults $8/Children 6-12 yrs. $5
Mississinewa 1812 is sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc, Marion, Indiana. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought near Marion during the War of 1812. Approximately 30,000 visitors from across the nation attend the critically acclaimed event each year in October.