2019 WHL Wallace Memorial Event - Sunday August 18, 2019

The Ottawa Avenue Cemetery Association along with Seneca High School and Seneca FFA is presenting the 8th annual weekend of events honoring the life and death of General WHL Wallace. This year’s event is located at the FFA Land Lab in Seneca. Wallace was one of Illinois’ greatest Civil War heroes. Visitors can meet famous figures of the past and learn of the relationship WHL Wallace had with Abraham Lincoln. ALL NET PROCEEDS GO TO THE RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE DICKEY CEMETERY; GENERAL WALLACE’S RESTING PLACE.

2019 Sunday

Schedule of Events

10:00 am – Civil War encampment opens to public

Civil War drills

Civil War life demonstrations

Civil War medical demonstrations

Civil War coopering and blacksmith demonstrations

Civil War Vendors and food available for purchase

9:00 am – 10 am – Breakfast for purchase with the soldiers

10:00 am – Nondenominational Church Service for Soldiers & Public 

12:00 pm – Battle

1:00 pm – Camp Closes