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16th Annual American History Fest
Friday, September 23, 2022

The 16th Annual American History Fest is Friday, September 23rd - Sunday, September 25th.
Events occur at Angola's Commons Park and the park's Selman Timber Frame unless otherwise noted!

Friday, September 23, 2022
8:00 am to 3:00 pm - School children spend the day exploring and learning history from past to present
7:00 pm - Live folk and classic rock band "Above the Fold", Selman Timber Frame

Saturday September 24, 2022
10:00 am - Grand Arrival of President A. Lincoln at Angola Square Downtown, honoring Civil War Monument, Ladies for Liberty, Volley & Taps
11:00 am - Shooting Competition
11:00 am - Frederick Douglass at the Selman Timber Frame
11:30 am - Lincoln's Brown Water Navy - at the tent
12:30 pm - Ladies for Liberty
1:00 pm - Ladies Tea at the Selman Timber Frame
1:30 pm- War of 1812 Colors with the Star-Spangled Banner
1:55 pm - American Legion Commander at the Selman Timber Frame
2:00 pm - Skirmishes from the Civil War
2:30 pm - Abe Lincoln at the Selman Timber Frame
3:00 pm - Ladies for Liberty
3:30 pm - Pay Call Confederate Paymasters tent Spectators Only
3:30 pm - Candy Cannon Pre-1840 Camps
4:00 pm - American Revolution in the West – at tent
5:00 pm - Reenactors break for evening meal - camps closed
6:30 pm - Period Dance *Public welcome to join the dance at the Selman Timber
Frame
10:00 pm - Night Fire and Skirmishes

Sunday September 25, 2022
9:00 am - Abe Lincoln - Selman Timber Frame
9:00 am - “Cane Ridge Revival” – Eddie Price – at tent
11:00 am - Frederick Douglass at the Selman Timber Frame
12:00 noon - Pay Call for Reenactors at Our Country’s Flags Tent
12:30 pm - Candy Cannon Pre-1840 Camp
1:00 pm - Auburn Community Band at the Selman Timber Frame “1812 Overture”
with live canon fire and other Patriotic Music
2:00 pm - War of 1812 Colors with the Star-Spangled Banner
2:30 pm - Skirmish from the Civil War
3:00 pm - Event Closes at 3 pm, after the End of the Battle

All Day Saturday & Sunday
World War II and Civil War Encampments at Angola's Commons Park - FREE to attend
World War II train at the Trine University Depot (ticket purchase required)
Civil War medicine, Admiral Farragut, Flags of Our Country, Writing with a Quill Pen, Butter Making and Biscuit break demonstration
Dramatic and Interactive presentation at Angola's Commons Park
Play Cricket all day on the park's ball field!



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