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Villa Louis Historic Site Celebrates a Victorian Home for the Holidays

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Villa Louis, one of the nation’s most authentically restored Victorian homes will be celebrating a “Victorian Home for the Holidays” this winter.
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War of 1812 Re-enactment at Villa Louis

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Experience the battle of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin’s only War of 1812 battlefield at Villa Louis Historic Site on July 16 and 17.
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Experience the Annual Villa Louis Carriage Classic

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Held annually, the Villa Louis Carriage Classic highlights competitive carriage driving in arena and obstacle classes.
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Experience the Twilight Magic of Villa Louis Historic Mansion

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Experience an evening of music, moonlight, and wintertime magic at Villa Louis mansion during the Twinkling Twilight Tours.
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January 30, 2017 - Susan Caya-Slusser Appointed Director of the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Southwest Regional Sites

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The Wisconsin Historical Society has appointed Susan Caya-Slusser to the newly created position of Director of Southwest Regional Sites.
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February 21, 2017 - History for Breakfast: Villa Louis to Host Victorian Cooking Class

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Villa Louis is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a series of “Breakfast in a Victorian Kitchen” events this season.
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February 28, 2017 - Go Behind the Scenes at the Villa Louis Mansion

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Villa Louis is rolling back the curtains and giving guests a peek behind the velvet ropes with the “Behind the Scenes” tour this season.
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May 2, 2017 - Southwest Wisconsin Historic Sites Set to Open for the 2017 Season

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The Southwest historic sites, all part of the Wisconsin Historical Society, will re-open for the 2017 season this May.
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May 9, 2017 - New Wedding Dress Exhibit at Villa Louis Celebrates Wedding Gowns from 1857 – 1907

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Villa Louis will open its 2017 season with a new exhibit that will be displaying fifty years of Wisconsin fashion as seen through wedding dresses.
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May 30, 2017 - Something Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue: An Exploration into the History behind Wedding Rituals

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On Saturday, June 10, Villa Louis will be presenting a special event titled “Rituals of Romance: A History of Courtship and Weddings, 1830-1990”
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June 19, 2017 - War of 1812 Reenactment at Villa Louis

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On July 8-9, the annual War of 1812 reenactment will be held at the Villa Louis Mansion, from 10am – 4pm each day.
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July 12, 2017 - Victorians’ Secrets: The Revealing History of Women’s Underwear

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On Saturday, August 12, Villa Louis will be hosting a special event titled “Victorians’ Secrets: The Revealing History of Women’s Underwear.”
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August 1, 2017 - Experience the Annual Carriage Classic at Villa Louis

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On September 8-10, the annual Villa Louis Carriage Classic will be held at the Villa Louis Mansion, from 8:00am – 4:00pm each day.
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October 10, 2017 - Step into the Spooky Spirit of Halloween at Villa Louis

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After the sun sets, listen to the legend of the ghosts of St. Feriole Island come to life at the Villa Louis Mansion on Saturday, October 28!
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Upcoming Events | April 2015

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Learn about upcoming events with the Wisconsin Historical Society during April, 2015.
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"War of 1812 in Wisconsin" to be Re-Enacted at Villa Louis

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The story of the War of 1812 will be re-enacted on the very ground that the battle took place.

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