Dakota County Historical Society to host Civil War weekend

The Dakota County Historical Society will host “Civil War Weekend” at the LeDuc Historic Estate on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. The event will start at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. each day. The LeDuc Historic Estate is located at 1629 Vermillion Street in Hastings. 

Admission to the event is $9 for an adult, $8 for seniors, $7 for children ages 5 to 17 and free for children 4 and under, or for members of the Dakota County Historical Society.

This year’s theme is “Women in the Civil War” and visitors will learn the impact women had on the war efforts. Throughout the day, visitors will interact with various reenactors on the site; listen to live music and visit the general store. Presentations will feature Minnesota’s involvement, women in the war and the importance of flags during the war.

Call 651-552-7548 or visit www.dakotahistory.org for more information. 

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