Kids | Family
Bring the family and celebrate fall at Bentonville Battlefield! Activities include hayrides, carnival games based on 19th century games, corn shucking contest, townball (19th century baseball), and more!
“Johnny has Gone for a Soldier: The Southern Home-front During the First Years of the Civil War”
Visitors to Bentonville will learn about 19th century farm life, and the chores that women and children were suddenly responsible to perform. Costumed civilian re-enactors will also discuss how their lives changed at the outbreak of war and the general 19th century civilian lifestyle. Demonstrations include open hearth cooking, games, spinning, sewing, and more. 10:00- 4:00 pm