Join us to commemorate the Battle of Tippecanoe with special programs and opportunities that honor veterans from all American conflicts.
Schedule of Events:
10:00a.m. Battlefield Museum Opens.
11:00 am. Veteran’s Day Commemoration –Battlefield Commemoration & Wreath laying.
Craig Hadley, TCHA CEO
Michael E. Dotson, Dubois’s Co. of Spies & Guides.
Indiana National Guard Presenting Colors.
1:00 p.m. Warrior’s on The Wabash – Point- Counterpoint with Dan Lima & Michael E. Dotson
Join local historians Dan Lima & Michael E. Dotson to discuss the Battle of Tippecanoe from the view of a Native inhabitant of Prophetstown of 1811 and one of Harrison’s militiamen.
2:30 p.m. The Trail to Prophetstown & The Battle of Tippecanoe.
Frank Doughman, NPS – George Rogers Clark Memorial, Vincennes, Indiana.
Follow Harrison’s Army as it marches from Vincennes, Indiana to Prophetstown leading up to the Battle of Tippecanoe November 7th 1811.
4:00p.m. The Battle of Tippecanoe 1811. Battlefield Monument.
Rick Conwell, Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum, TCHA.
Join Rick as he explains the events of the Battle as they occurred 206 years ago.
Throughout the day :
Historical re-enactment unit DuBois’s Company of Spies & Guides 1811 and The 2nd Kentucky Militia will be on the museum grounds with a small encampment of how Harrison’s army may have looked November 6th 1811.
Colonial Surveyor Ron Gholson will be demonstrating early surveying methods in the Northwest Territory prior to and following the Battle of Tippecanoe as white settlement moved into the Territory.
5:00 p.m. Site Closes.