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Benack’s Crossing at Potawatomi Park this Weekend

May 16, 2013

  05/17/13 Come experience the Benack Crossing event at Potawatomi Wildlife Park this weekend.   Enjoy 18th century military battles and witness 18th century life. Visit the park and witness battles between the French & their native allies for dominance on the North American continent as the infantry and cavalry engage the natives through prairie and woodland.

  This year’s event is in partnership with New Scotterlee Project International.

  Living historians will reenact 18th century life in French and British military camps and the native village. Crafts people will demonstrate their skills and trades in the vendors’ area and villages. Sutlers will provide food and refreshments. Merchants will be on-site to offer mementos of the experience. Saturday, May  18th from 8 to 5 and Sunday, May 19th from 8 to 3.  Cost is $10 per vehicle at the gate. Visit for event brochure and flyer. Potawatomi Wildlife Park is located at 16998 State Rd 331, Tippecanoe Indiana in rural Marshall County.

  About Potawatomi Wildlife Park: Potawatomi Wildlife Park is a free-admission 317 acre park along the Tippecanoe River south of Bourbon, IN. It is in Marshall County, just over the Kosciusko County border. Coming from the north, the park entrance is located approximately 1/2 mile south of State Road 10 directly across from 17th Road. Coming from the south, the entrance is approximately 1/2 mile north of the Tippecanoe Bridge on State Road 331.

Rich in historic and natural features, the Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset for you to walk the trails and observe or study wildlife or learn about the historic features the park preserves.

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