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Dollinger Farm Event October 17th & 18th 2020

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The 1st Dragoons and the Dollinger family are again excited to be hosting this event. We hope many of you will be able join us this year to support the continued growth of our event. Please note, the Dollingers have expressed their intent to continue working together with us for many years to come and conversation with the Dollingers have been about planning for many years down the road, and the hope is to continue to create a better event each year for both re-enactors and the public.


2020 Dollinger Farm Attractions Include: (Not Yet Finalized) 

  • Saturday and Sunday competitions for participants​ (3 Man and 4 person Co-ed team Tug-A-War tournament on Saturday & Individual Tomahawk Throw  competition on Sunday)

    • 1st Place: $50 and Prize

    • 2nd Place: TBA

  • Saturday dinner provided for registered participants:

    • Italian Beef, Fried Chicken, Mostacolli, Salad, Rolls, Butter and a Beverage

  • Units or individuals are welcome to create alternative shelters out of any brush from designated areas 

  • One tactical a day to provide ample time to demonstrate to the public

  • Various 1st person demonstration opportunities are encouraged

  • Ladies Tea on Saturday afternoon

  • Teen Only Campfire Gathering Saturday night

  • Daily activities in camp leading into the skirmish on a great battlefield!

    • Wagon hold ups for both camps

    • Roving patrols

    • Sentry posts by unit discretion

    • Spy scavenger hunt for children

  •  Family fun for all ages at the pumpkin farm which attracts large crowds of public and features a playground and wagon rides!

The Dollingers will have advertisements for the event being displayed at local shopping malls, on electronic billboards and in radio ads. Questionnaires will be sent to local schools to offer the students an opportunity to gain extra credit by coming out and asking us questions.


The 1st Dragoons look forward to seeing you all out at the event this year and we thank you for your continued support.

The Dollinger Family Farm is located at 7420 E Hansel Rd, Channahon, IL 60410.   
Please register by visiting the registration link on the left side of this page.

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