Dade's Battle Of 1835

When
Saturday, January 5, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
Where
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

7200 CR 603
Bushnell FL 33513

Fees
  • $5 per person
  • Children under 6 are free p
  • Parking is an additional $3 per vehicle
Description

Experience History like no other!

The annual reenactment of Dade's Battle of 1835 will take place at 2 p.m. with soldiers and Seminole Indians demonstrators reenacting the battle in period dress.

The day will include period soldier & Seminole camps, games and activities for children, historic arts  and crafts, cannon firing, sutler trade fair, tree cutting and barricade building and food vendors.

In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors for up to 8 hours during the day.
  • Must have the ability to traverse flat terrain of grass, asphalt and hard packed firm and stable soil for 500 feet, independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to be in close proximity to historic weapons firing blank cartridges.
  • Must have the ability to be in close proximity to live animals, including horses and chickens.
Contact
kristin.n.wood@dep.state.fl.us