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GATHERING AT FIVE MEDALS

October 21-22, 2017 | Goshen, Indiana

Music by Hillary and Rick Wagner. 

Step back in time.

In the wild prairies and forests nestled beside the Elkhart River, the people gathered. They spoke in different tongues - the languages of the Potawatomi, Colonial French, and the diverse dialects of settlers from northern lands. 

Some would battle for the land, with the roar of flintlock and cannon fire ringing out through the prairie. Others would come for trade, exchanging furs, handmade wares, wool, and treasures from their homelands. 

All would leave with stories that would piece together the history and rich heritage of Northern Indiana. 

2017 Event Schedule

Saturday October 21                       Sunday October 22
9am- Gates Open                          9am- Gates Open
10am- Jim's Red Pants*                  9:30am- Jim's Red Pants*
11am- Cannon Demonstration    10:30am- Artillery Demonstration
12pm- Fur Trade Reenactment   11:30am- Fur Trade Reenactment
1pm- Fife & Drum Performance*   12:30pm- Fife & Drum Performance*
2pm- Prairie Skirmish                   1:30pm- Praire Skirmish
3pm- Artillery Demonstration     2:30pm- Jim's Red Pants*
4pm- Jim's Red Pants*                    4pm- Event Closes
5pm- Gates Close
Indicates musical performances by Jim's Red Pants & The Voyageur Ancient Fife & Drum Corps

Date

October 21-22, 2017

Hours

Saturday: 9a-5p
Sunday: 9a-4p

Admission

$5 Adults
$3 Children 12 and under

Location

River Preserve County Park
68550 CR 31
Goshen, IN 46526

 

The Gathering at Five Medals is held at River Preserve County Park, south of Goshen. Grasslands, wetlands, and woodlands create a beautiful and relaxing setting for this unforgettable event.