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2019 Second Seminole War Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment

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Experience the excitement at the Second Seminole War Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment on February 23-24, 2019 at the Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park in Okeechobee, Florida. Please join the Okeechobee Battlefield Friends for the commemoration of the largest and fiercest battle in the Seminole Wars fought on Christmas Day 1837.

Second Seminole War Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment

Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment activities include: Colors Presentation, Artisans, Battle of Okeechobee Narration, Seminole and Other Exhibitors, Alligator Demonstration, Children’s Horse Rides, Living History, 1800s Irish Folk Music, Seminole Jacket Raffle, Pow Wow Dancing, and of course, a daily Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment at 2:00 pm,

Admission & Hours
Admission: $10.00 per car
Gates Open Daily: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Battle Reenactments: Daily 2:00 pm

The last weekend in February (Sat-Sun) the the Second Seminole War Okeechobee Battle Reenactment commemorates the historic Battle of Okeechobee that took place on 25 December 1837. The reenactment takes place on a 55 acre parcel of the original 640-acre battlefield site, most of which is in private ownership.

The Battle of Okeechobee on Christmas Day 1837 was one of the bloodiest battles of the Seminole Wars. For three days in February 2014, the Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park along with the Okeechobee Battlefield Friends and the public commemorate the Battle of Okeechobee fought along the north shore of Lake Okeechobee in central Florida.

Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment Mini-Gallery

Reenactor Information
Reenactors are needed to portray 1830s US Regulars, Missouri Volunteers (militia), Seminoles and Civilians.
Contact: Dowling Watford (863) 610-2333 dowlingwatford@okeechobeeford.com
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Location
Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park
3500 SE 38th Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34974
GPS 27.211601 – 80.789530

Directions
From downtown Okeechobee, turn left/East when 441 comes to the T-junction at the North end of Lake Okeechobee, the site is located on 441 SE Two miles east of the Taylor Creek Bridge.

Mark your calendar so you don’t miss the next Second Seminole War Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment at the Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park in Okeechobee, Florida on the last full weekend of February.

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Second Seminole War Battle of Okeechobee Reenactment

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