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American Heritage Festival

09:00 | United States, South Carolina, Lake City - Graham's Historic Farm

Come celebrate history at the American Heritage Festival on Friday, December 1st through Sunday December 3rd in Lake City, SC! Battle reenactments, wander through a colonial Christmas village and visit merchants.   Grab a beer in the party tent, listen to the speakers and enjoy the bands.  Be sure to attend the Saturday evening torch-lit parade and night firing of muskets and cannons during the "Night of Light" festivities. 

550 acres of private farm, Graham's Historic Farm has been in the family since William Graham founded it in 1738.  At the time of the revolution, his grandson, Hugh Graham, who served in the South Carolina Patriot militia during the war, owned the farm.   British prisoners were brought to Hugh's farm after the Battle of Tearcoat on their way to General Harrington in Cheraw.   For more information contact Erick Nason at ericknason@msn.com or use the "Contact" form below.  Visit the website www.AmericanHeritageFestival.com or see the flyer below for the schedule of events.

Reenactment
06
Jan

Annual Meeting of the Continental Line & British Brigade

13:00 | United States, Pennsylvania, Valley Forge - Crown Plaza Valley Forge

January 6, 2018     Annual Meeting of the Continental Line/British Brigade, at the Crown Plaza Valley Forge.   Special room rates are available at $99/night.   The Group discount code is BBG.  The attendance fee is $45 per person before the  pre-registration deadline of December 26, 2017.   After 12/26/17, the fee is $55.   Census forms are due at this meeting.  The registration form and the Continental Line census form are attached.

Meeting
12
Jan

Twelth Night Ball

21:00 | United States, Massachusetts, Sudbury - Wayside Inn

January 12, 2018  - Have fun socializing, drinking and dancing with your fellow reenactors at the Annual Sudbury Militia Spring Military Ball.    The dance caller will be Jacob Bloom and his musicians.  The fee is $20 per person, $18 if you call ahead.  There is a special couples rate ahead of time of $32/couple.   Update your finest clothing and come to the Wayside Inn for an evening of fun.  Sponsored by the Sudbury Companies of Militia and Minute, this is the event to attend to make sure you to ward off the winter blahs.  Checks can made made out to SCMM ahead of time and mailed to SCMM, Box 187, Sudbury, MA 01776.   For more information contact colonel@sudburyminutemen.org or adjutant@sudburyminutemen.org or use the contact form below.

Celebration

School of the Artillery

14:00 | United States, Virginia, Yorktown - American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

January 13 & 14, 2018 - The Brigade of the American Revolution Southern Region and 1st Continental Artillery Regiment (Harrison's Regiment) will be hosting a weekend-long School of Artillery at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.  This 2-day event will include scholarly lectures, practical "best practices", roundtable discussion and hands-on sessions on the application of the military science of artillery during the American Revolution, and the finer points interpreting it accurately and safely through living history.  This event will be invitational to the British Brigade and The Continental Line member units as well.   Hosted by the Brigade of the American Revolution and 1st Continental Artillery Regiment.   January 13, 2018 9 AM to January 14, 2018 4 PM      Each unit will be allowed two participants, a commander and a second, who will need to do a 15-minute presentation on the history of their artillery unit.   No gun is required as the museum will allow us to use their field pieces.   Please wear your kit for the weekend.   There will be a private tour of the museum on Sunday Afternoon.   Lunch on Saturday and Sunday will be provided.  As soon as the information becomes available, the name of a hotel offering a group rate will be provided.    Please register by sending an email to Gray Collins using the form at the bottom of the page.

Reenactment

Northeast Reenactors Fair

14:00 | United States, Massachusetts, West Springfield - Eastern States Exposition

February 24 and 25, 2018 - There will be over 40 vendors lining up from the 17th Century, 18th Century, Civil War and up to WWII.  We will have our lecture series as well as workshop series.  Check out the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/newenglandreeanctorsfair/1441659375952290/ where we will update the information on the workshops and lectures.   If you are interested in doing a lecture or if there is one you would like to hear about, please let us know.   You are welcome to set up as a vendor using the application attached below.   Admission:  1-day is $10.00, Full weekend is $15.00, Children 13 and under are free.  Parking is $5.00

Swap Meet
17
Mar

Battle of Guilford Courthouse

10:00 | United States, North Carolina, Greensboro - Greensboro Country Park

March 17 & 18, 2018   -  By Invitation only - Participants must comply with the National Park rules.   For more information on an invitation request, send an e-mail to registrar@battleofguilfordcourthouse.org   or visit www.battleofguildfordcourthouse.org  

Reenactment

"A Call to Arms" Revolutionary War Weekend

13:00 | United States, Virginia, Mount Vernon - Mount Vernon

By Invitation Only - George  Washington's Mount Vernon cordially serves as host while the reenactors camp on the same ground walked by Washington himself.  This historic location will have thousands of spectators on the two days, all looking to learn more history and witness exciting battles including infantry, cavalry and artillery.   There will be a special house tour for reenactors in period dress on Friday night as well as a discount in the gift shops.

For more Allied information contact Michael Plumb at mplumb@mountvernon.org; for more British registration contact Jim McGaughey at britmarine@hotmail.com

Living History
19
May

Massachusetts Military History Expo

09:00 | United States, Massachusetts, Orange - Orange Municipal Airport

May 19 & 20, 2018 - Massachusetts Military History Expo  Orange Airport is the setting once again for one of the largest gatherings of military vehicles and equipment in Massachusetts.  Military History Expo is an educational experience showcasing technology throughout military history.  This interactive event feature living historians presenting vehicles an equipment displays, demonstrations of hardware and battle reenactments.   For more information contact Dan Eaton at negunevents@gmail.com or visit the website at http://history-expo.com/   You may also use the "Contact" form below or visit the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/historyexpo/

Living History
16
Jun

Battle of Monmouth

13:00 | United States, New Jersey, Manalapan - Monmouth Battlefield State Park

June 16 & 17, 2018 -  Reenact on the original Battlefield Site.   This event promises to be one of the most memorable this year.  Participation is limited to units who are members of the Continental Line, British Brigade or The Brigade of the American Revolution.  The 2017 registration forms are attached below and will be updated when available.    For more information contact Michael Timpanaro at mbsphistory@yahoo.com or use the "Contact" form.

Reenactment
06
Jul

Battle of Hubbardton

09:00 | United States, Vermont, Castleton - Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site

July 6 - 8, 2018   BY INVITATION ONLY  - The Vermont Division of Historic Preservation along with the Revolutionary War Department of the Living History Association and the Brigade of the American Revolution present the weekend commemoration of the Battle of Hubbbardton.   Host units are the 24th Regiment of Foot and Greaton's 3rd Massachusetts.  Plans call for tacticals both Saturday and Sunday afternoons and the recreation of the Battle Sunday Morning. The invitation, registration and schedule will be added to this site when available.    Units interested should use the contact form below.   Registration is limited to 500 participants only, so register early.    For Crown Forces, contact Paul Novotny at major@24foot.org.   

Reenactment

Defiance and Independence

09:00 | United States, New York, Ticonderoga - Fort Ticonderoga

2018 EVENT - INVITATON ONLY July 20 to 22, 2018  -  Over 2000 acres of land are part of this beautiful site.   The Americans will garrison the fort and the Crown forces will be outside the fort in the battlefield.   Brush can be cut to make huts.   Saturday morning will be a private battle for reenactors, with a public battle on Saturday afternoon.    The artillery will positioned on top of Mount Defiance.   Sunday will see the taking of the outer works, pushing the Americans down to the lake.   There is a possibility of a boat landing.   Dress will be early war militia kit.  Clothing guidelines  will be published on the website.   For more information, contact Bob Allegretto ( 2dragoon@comcast.net ) or Paul Novotny using the contact form below  or check the website at https://www.fortticonderoga.org/education/reenactors/defiance-independence

 

Reenactment
04
Aug

Redcoats to Rebels

12:00 | United States, Massachusetts, Sturbridge - Old Sturbridge Village

BY INVITATION ONLY, August 4, 5 & 6, 2017 - Camp out at the premier historical site of New England, Old Sturbridge Village.  The "Redcoats to Rebels" weekend is the largest reenactment in New England each year and is attended by over 4,000 spectators and visitors.    There will be demonstrations, battles, skirmishes and a jollification at the Bullard Tavern on Saturday night.  A new updated description of this event can be found at https://www.osv.org/event/redcoats-rebels  This year the event will be hosted by 85eme Regiment de Saintonge and HM 10th Foot.  

If you are interested in participating in a demonstration contact Dana Rock at stonge85@comcast.net 

Invitations will be sent to the unit commanders and are attached below.  For any special requests contact Jim O'Brien using the contact form below.

Living History

Assault on Fort Ontario

16:00 | United States, New York, Oswego - Fort Ontario State Historic Site

August 24 to August 26, 2018 - Storm the walls of Fort Ontario and conquer  the British within it's walls!  Hosted by 1st NY McCracken's Co 1777 and HM 24th of Foot, this reenactment is located in a historic fort in New York State.  The British will sleep in the fort's barracks while the American Forces will have a tent encampment on the grounds outside the fort   The American Forces will be able to make an assault on Fort Ontario by storming the walls.  Registration is required and the deadline is June 24th, 2018.  No walk-ons will be allowed.  All units must be in good standing with the Continental Line/British Brigade and insured as well.   Registration forms, flyers and schedules will be posted on this site as they become available.  For more information contact Mitch Lee using the form below.

Reenactment

Battle of Mount Harmon

09:00 | United States, Maryland, Earleville - Mount Harmon Plantation

September 15 & 16, 2018 - Battle of Mount Harmon.   This beautiful site has over 400 acres of fields, woods and Chesapeake Bay beaches suitable for landing at the two piers at low tide.     There will be a redoubt and possibly some earthworks built to enhance the battle reenactment.   An evening social hour is planned.    For more information contact Tom Vogeley @ tvogeley@juno.com or visit the website http://mountharmon.org/plantation-events-2/#RevWar .      

Revolutionary War