Our Indoor Arena and large open fields are ideal for extra-large community and corporate events, in addition to horse or other livestock shows and exhibitions.

In addition to the Barn Complex, the 73-acre Civil War Ranch has an expansive heated Indoor Arena that includes:

  • Bleacher seating for 200 guests
  • Arena Cafe' that is available for concession sales and private parties
    • Can accommodate up to 64 guests
    • Air conditioning
    • Double-barrel wood-burning stove heater
  • Numerous clean animal stalls on the east side of arena are also just the ticket for trade shows, exhibits, etc. 

The 73-acre Civil War Ranch has plenty of open space for:

  • hot-air balloon events
  • civil war re-enactments
  • car shows
  • tractor shows
  • antiques shows
  • trade shows
  • poultry shows
  • rabbit shows
  • ... and more.

Here's a look at the ranch's open spaces:

Barn Complex as seen through tree blossoms and shrub blossoms (looking southeast)


Goats enjoy their surroundings at the northwest entrance to the Civil War Ranch.


Domestic bunny in a flower barrel and guinea hens perched on a fence at the Civil War Ranch.


Trees at west entrance to the Civil War Ranch, and a hay field on the northwest section of the Ranch. 


Field north of ranch house and Indoor Arena, looking south from the Civil War Ranch's north border.


Looking southwest from ranch's northeast corner; open fields east of Indoor Arena at Civil War Ranch. 


Open area between farmhouse and Indoor Arena (looking east); old outhouse on the Civil War Ranch.


Field west of Barn Complex and Pond (looking south and southwest) at the Civil War Ranch in Carthage,


The 2.5-acre ranch pond south of Barn Complex; view of Barn Complex from the Civil War Road.