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Military History Fest Jan 31 - Feb 2 Chicagoland IL

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#1 Mr.Jerry



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Posted 15 January 2014 - 05:48 PM

Military history fest, (formerly known as re-enactorfest) This is really a fun show to do, a kind of timeline event, with everything there from Romans to Revolutionary War, To WW1 and WW2 and modern Re-enactors and just all kinds of history enthusiasts!


Last year among the displays there was even a full scale diorama of a 1700s NY coastal battery, and  WW1 trench with a simulated gas attack!




It is in the dead of winter, so its very cool that the hotel houses the show, the seminars, a few restaurants, a couple bars, even two pools including an indoor/outdoor one! Nothing like being snowed on when you are in a heated pool! (Did I mention there were bars?) so it is a one stop shop!


Hard to convey what fun and different kind of show experience this one is! Vehicles, a dance, the most hilarious game of historical jeopardy I ever saw.


If you go be sure and stop by and say hi! We will have 4 tables of helmets, gear, medals, and the like! Hope to see you there!!

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