Civil War Reenactment

Start of Annual Re-Enactment
11:38 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Cessation Celebration in Keokuk

The food table was a popular place during the Cessation Celebration
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The Lee County Historical Society decided to offer something new, this year, as part of the annual Civil War Re-Enactment in Keokuk.

President Sue Olson says the organization also wanted to kick off the weekend festivities, thus the Cessation Celebration.

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Keokuk Civil War Reenactment
9:28 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Emphasis – April 20

Jason Parrott’s guests are Keokuk Tourism Director Kirk Brandenberger and Wes Pohorsky, who is a longtime member of the Keokuk Tourism Board.

A Keokuk tradition is celebrating a major milestone this month as the 25th annual Civil War Reenactment will run from Friday, April 27th through Sunday, April 29th.

“It will probably hit after it’s over with,” says Brandenberger about the thought of the 25th anniversary.  “Right now, we are just working real hard towards putting on a great event for the area.”

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