Summary:The NCWC and the Friends of Old Fort Stevens will host their annual Battle
Reenactment event over the Labor Day Weekend. This reenactment takes place in the
historic area of the fort. Fort Stevens is the NCWC’s largest event, drawing reenactors
from all over the West Coast, including Washington, California, Nevada, Idaho and
Admission:$20 per carload, plus a $5 day use fee (Saturday & Sunday) Special
rates for motorized and non-motorized bikes, and on-foot
Event Opens to the Public
Battalion Dress Parades
North Of Museum
Morning Battle (Camps closed during the battle)
Monday Battle (Event closes after first battle on Monday)
If traveling north on Highway 101: Approximately 15 miles north of Seaside, Oregon,
turn left on Harbor Drive. There is a stop light where Harbor Drive ties in with
Highway 101. Following signs to Fort Stevens State Park, drive approximately 4.5
miles west to the 4-way stop. At the stop, proceed straight ahead into the Historic
If traveling south on Highway 101: After leaving Astoria, Oregon and crossing the
Youngs Bay bridge, watch for the stop light on Highway 101 where Harbor Drive intersects.
Turn right and follow the above directions.
* we will post 2016 when finalized, but expect it to be similar
Ask permission before handling items (some are quite old and fragile).
Please do not climb on cannons, they are real weapons.
We advise that you not bring pets to the battles.
Always ask for the owner’s permission before petting any animal, every time.
Food concession is available as well as the sutlers. (they want to know, there is
too many that say they didnt know either would be at the events)
Battles are at 11am and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday and noon on Monday.
Event schedule and map coming soon.
Contact Cindy Hilchey, the Event Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have
questions or need more information.
Membership cards, parking passes and event cards are mandatory. They will be checked.
Parking passes must be visible in your vehicle. WCWA members will be give a temporary
parking pass that must be in there vehicle.
No parking in fire lanes or vehicles will be fined and or towed. Fire lanes will
be marked in reenactor parking.
Only reenactors with handicap/diabled placards And current membership cards, parking
pass and event card will be allowed to park in handicap reenactor parking and camp
in handicap reenactor camping. (I think I already said this in the modern camping
This is a state park, that means no smoking except in your personal camp site or
vehicle. No drug or marijuana use.
On Monday at close of event the back gate will be open as the exit gate. The exit
sign will be moved to note this change.
Absolutely no reenactors are to park in spectator parking.
No vehicles will be allowed in the camps or event area from 7am Saturday morning
to 3pm Monday. (I am going to check and make sure this time works with the park for
All garbage must be put in the dumpster.
All fire pits need to be put back in pre event state. No garbage or wood buried in
the fire pit.
We need volunteers to help with reenactor parking on Friday as well as a modern camp
Modern camp spaces are ONLY for CURRENT PAID MEMBERS of the NWCWC, WCWA or CCWS.
Membership card and parking pass are required. There are a limited amount of Handicap
spaces available. These are for CURRENT PAID MEMBERS ONLY as well. Membership card,
parking pass and Handicap placard are required.
Only one family per campsite.
Please contact Cindy Hilchey at email@example.com or 541-405-5787 (call/txt)
to reserve your Modern camp site.
RV spaces are $25 for the 3 day weekend. Reminder there are no hooks ups for these
Tent spaces are $20 for the 3 day weekend.
There are a limited amount of spaces. Checks made out to Northwest Civil War Council
or NWCWC can be sent to the following address: