Christmas Truce 1914 Event at Midway Village Museum Rockford
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Christmas Truce 1914 Event at Midway Village Museum Rockford

Christmas Truce 1914 Event at Midway Village Museum Rockford

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Midway Village Museum

6799 Guilford Road

Rockford, IL 61107

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This is the re-enactor registration page for the public re-enactment of the 1914 Christmas Truce event at Midway Village Museum in Rockford, IL. The event is open to all WWI impressions, but will actively include 1914 German, British/Commonwealth and French impressions. Other impressions are welcome to display items and help with the event. The public presention will take place Saturday, Dec. 10. Re-enactors need to be on site by 8 a.m. for a rehearsal of the public performance. The public starts arriving between 9 and 11 a.m. The performance will be narrated and re-encators will take cues to sing Christmas songs, yell insults, and come out pof the trenches for a truce and related activities, including a soccar match in no mans land. After the performance the public is invoted to tour the trenches and have a cup of hot chocolate with the re-enactors.

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Rockford, IL 61107

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