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Civil War Days
Naper Settlement will be transformed into a Civil War encampment during this event.
Visitors will be able to experience a turbulent time period in the nation's history; and learn how the nation changed through the insights of famous people who made a difference in history.
The event will feature hundreds of reenactors who will stage a battle with raging artillery and marching infantry.
Advance tickets will cost $10 per adult; $5 per senior and 4-to-12 year-old youths; day-of tickets will cost $15 per adult; $10 per senior and youth.
Members will be able to attend this event at no cost.
More About Naper Settlement
Located in the heart of downtown Naperville, Naper Settlement is an outdoor museum that features historic structures set on over 12 acres of land.
The village has been recreated to reflect an atmosphere similar to that of 1831 to the early 1900s, when Naperville by Captain Joesph Naper. The village highlights include an indoor museum, a gift shop, the Martin Mitchell Century House, the Memorial Chapel. Naper Settlement also includes other vintage buildings such as a blacksmith shop, print shop, post office, schoolhouse. An additional section of log forts features costumed villagers interpreting the life and daily work of the early pioneers.
With its winding pathways, gardens and beautiful landscaping, Naper Settlement is a fun and interactive way to learn about Naperville's history.
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