River Through Time
Formally "Civil War Days"
We've added timelines to make us
better than ever!
Join us for a journey through time - Every
This is one of the best free events in Michigan!
Our timelines are, 1600's
Voyageurs/Fur Trade Era, French & Indian War, Revolutionary War,War
Mexican Texas War, Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish American War,
WW1, WW2, Korean War, and Vietnam.
Friday from 9am - 3pm is education day for over 1000 children. This is
open to all schools, public, private,
home and their families. Not only will the children and their families get hands
on experiences, they may also
purchase food and souvenirs whilst enjoying their day with us. Our
education day is free of charge!
Friday From 5-7pm. Catch the
Train through Time student train from Coldwater to Quincy and
back, enjoy a wild west style robbery, a civil war battle or other
historical battle and a cowboy shootout. Veterans and School aged
children ride for free, children must be accompanied by a parent or
adult. Board the train at 29 W Park Ave, Coldwater, MI. Adult
tickets prices are $10.00
Friday evening from 7-10pm. There will be Karaoke in the Pavilion Tent at
Music provided by:
Rainbow Key Karaoke.
Saturday from 9-11am board the
Train Through Time! witness a train
robbery and historical battles!
Board the train at 29 W Park Ave, Coldwater, MI. This train ride features a wild
west themed train robbery,
western style shoot out and a civil war or other historical battle. Tickets are
Saturday & Sunday from 9am - 4pm. Our event continues Come enjoy the food
and festivities at this family fun and
educational event. Enjoy some refreshing tea with Mrs. Lincoln. Watch the
battles and skirmishes, Witness the thunder of
the many cannons being fired, enjoy live music, a Vintage Base Ball Game,
interact with Native Americans, Trappers,
Traders, pioneers, service men and women. Make a candle or make some rope. Pet
farm animals and look at the cannons
and vehicles from the various wars. Learn how to start a fire the old-fashioned
way, learn how to make soap, turn fleece
into yarn and so much more!
See Military and civilian impressions, demonstrations, early setter encampments,
drills, battles, period craftsmen and
craftswoman at work. See the wigwams and tipis, enjoy Native American drumming,
watch a hawk and knife throwing contest.
Toss some horseshoes, participate in a potato sack race and then help in a tug
of war competition. Come see what it was like to
live during the many timelines being portrayed. Shop at our many merchants,
sutlers, blanket traders and food purveyors, purchase some raffle tickets for the numerous items being raffled off both
Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday from 5-6pm. Catered reenactors meal, for those joining us, please don't
forget to purchase your $5.00 meal tickets!
Saturday night from 7-10 pm. Return and Join us for our USO Dance! Great
food and beverages will be available for purchase during the dance.
Sunday from 9am - 4pm. A non-denominational church service starts our
Rejoin us for more great family fun, entertainment and historical education.
Monday 8:30am. Join us for the parade
uptown. The parade starts at the corner of East Chicago and
Hudson Streets and goes through downtown on Chicago Street.
For our fellow reenactors, demonstrators,
educators, entertainers, musicians,
join us for this
educational and fun filled weekend.
Our event is held at Heritage Park, in Coldwater, Michigan
Events subject to change without notice
THROUGH TIME REGISTRATION
/ TEXAS WAR CIVIL
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
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