"Old Abe the War Eagle" Bald Eagle Appreciation Days

February 25, 2017. 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Prairie du Chien's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Fort Crawford will hold a special program on this day at 2:30 pm on "Old Abe the War Eagle." Old Abe, the bald eagle, participated in battles and skirmishes during the Civil War as the mascot of the Eighth Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. In 1865 Old Abe embarked upon a second career as a living symbol of the victorious Union. Join us at Fort Crawford Museum for this event and learn more about "Old Abe" and how he captured the imagination of the public with his daring exploits.

Location: Fort Crawford Museum

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm.