Program and Tours: The War of 1812 in the River Valley

Date(s) - 10/20/2019
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Gideon and Agnes Pond House


Author Mary Elise Antoine will speak about the War of 1812 with a focus on Dakota relations with the British, marital connections with residents of Prairie du Chien, and Dakota participation in the conflict beginning in 1811 until the end of British presence in the valley in 1815. Mary is President of the Prairie du Chien Historical Society and former curator at the Villa Louis, a Wisconsin Historic Site. She is the author of two books and many articles about Wisconsin history. Her latest book is The War of 1812 in Wisconsin: The Battle for Prairie du Chien.

2:00 p.m.

House Tours
1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

$2 suggested donation
FREE for youth through high school and PDHS members
FREE parking

Pond Dakota Heritage Society

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