2024 WHL Wallace Memorial Event - Saturday May 18, 2024

The Wallace-Dickey Cemetery Preservation Association NFP is presenting the 9th annual weekend of events honoring the life and death of General WHL Wallace. This year’s event is located at the Reddick Mansion in Ottawa, Illinois. 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.

Fundraising efforts are being made through this event and donations for restoration and repairs to the Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Wallace-Dickey Cemetery Preservation Association NFP; P.O. Box 392; Ottawa, Illinois 61350

Family Entrance Fees

The definition of family for this Event shall be limited to parents and children under the age of eighteen (18) and shall be for no more than a total of five (5) attendees.

Liability Waver

All individuals at the age of eighteen (18) or older shall be required to sign a liability waver, prior to entering the event grounds at each location.

2024 Saturday

Schedule of Events

10:00 am – Civil War encampment opens to public

Civil War drills

Civil War life demonstrations

Civil War music

Civil War medical demonstrations

Civil War Vendors and food available for purchase

4:00 pm – Event Concludes