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22
Sep

Master and Commander

17:00 | Canada, Ontario, Toronto - Montgomery's Inn

September 22-24, 2017 - A weekend in Nelson's Navy at historic Montgomery's Inn, National Historic Site Fort York, Campbell House Museum and aboard the Toronto Brigantine tall ship Playfair. Presenters include distinguished naval historian Victor Suthren speaking on daily life in the Royal Navy, Thomas Hurlbut on Jack Aubrey's ship, both real and fictional and Anre Reed with a selection of antique navigational instruments and Fritz the Ship's Carpenter.   For more information visit http://danceweavers.ca/MasterandCommander.html or use the contact form below.   Pre-registration encouraged. A preliminary schedule is attached below.

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23
Sep

Paoli Massacre

18:00 | United States, Pennsylvania, Malvern - Paoli Battlefield Historic Park

September 23, 2017  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - 240th Anniversary of the Paoli Massacre Twilight Reenactment.   There will be an evening reenactment of the Paoli Massacre on Saturday, September 23, 2017.    The British will march through town to surprise and attack the Patriots, burn some canvas and brush huts while the Patriots try to rally and defend..    Sponsored by the 3rd PA Light and 43rd Regiment of Foot.   The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/218858728572752/    The registration form is attached below.    For more information contact Dave Hospador using the contact us form below.

 

Reenactment

Return to Fort at 4

09:00 | United States, New Hampshire, Charlestown - Fort at Number 4

This historic fort was one of the northernmost posts for the British during the American War for Independence.    There will be full battles, sutlers, an instructional session for NCO's and many more activities.   For more information contact Eric Chetwynd at echetwynd@comcast.net     Invitation and Registration forms are attached below or use the "contact us" form.

Reenactment
30
Sep

Sudbury Faire and Fyfe & Drum Muster

14:00 | United States, Massachusetts, Sudbury - Wayside Inn

September 30, 2017, Longfellow's Wayside Inn, Sudbury, MA  - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM  Thrill to the sights and sounds of early American on the beautiful grounds of  historic Longfellow's Wayside Inn.  More than 20 Fyfe and Drum corps parade past the 300 year-old Inn, where flintlock muskets thunder and Militia and Redcoats clash on the muster filed.  Dozes of craft booth offer beautiful handmade authentic gift items, while old-time games and farm animals delight the kids  Sample food and drink both Colonial and modern while browsing the hiving history exhibits.   And while you're there, why not stop into the old Inn for a cold Wayside Ale on draft!  Admission is $2 cash at the door, with plenty of free parking.  Rain or shine, all are welcome!   Reservations for dinner and overnight accommodations at Longfellow's Wayside Inn can be made separately by calling 978-443-1776    Hosted by the Sudbury Companies of Militia & Minute and Sudbury Ancient Fyfe and Drum Companie.    For more information, use the form below.

 

Living History
06
Oct

Colonial Encampment 2017

09:00 | United States, Colorado, Fort Lupton - Fort Lancaster

October 6 to 8 - For Colonials in Colorado  A Colonial Encampment including skills challenges, educational displays, some selling of items and loads of fun.  This is a Fur Trade era fort.  Water and port-a-johns available.  Close to grocery stores and gas stations.   No registration needed.   See Facebook Page "Colonial Encampment 2017" Contact Judy Schappaugh via Facebook or via e-mail at fireonthemt@gmail.com  Official Fort Website http://www.spvhs.org/luptons-fort.html

Living History
07
Oct

Battle of Germantown

09:00 | United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - Cliveden

October 7, 2017 - Full and probationary members of the British Brigade and Continental Line are invited to participate in the annual commemoration of the Battle of Germantown scheduled for Saturday, October 7.  A major event of the Philadelphia Campaign, it takes place on the historic grounds of Cliveden, home of the Chew family and center of th1777 battle.  This unique, legendary event includes two dynamic tactical demonstrations, lunch provided by the sponsor and a honorarium for each participating unit.   For more information, contact cwallace@cliveden.org or use the "contact us" form below.   The staff can be reached by phone at 215-848-1777.  Registration form is attached below.   Visit the facebook page for more photos  https://www.facebook.com/TheCliveden/

Reenactment

Battle of the Flocky

09:00 | United States, New York, Schoharie - Old Stone Fort

October 7 & 8, 2017 - Stone Fort Days is commemorating the Battle of the Flocky, believed to be the first documented cavalry charge of the United States Army.  The battle was between the American Militia and a party of Loyalists and Natives.   The event is being hosted by the 2nd Regiment, Albany County Militia and the 2nd Regiment Light Dragoons, Talmadge's Troop.   The event is on a 25-acre site that included the Old Stone Fort Museum Complex.  The fort itself was built as a church in 1772 and stockaded in 1777 as one of a chain of fortifications along the Schoharie Creek. 

There is ample room for parking, camping and a large battlefield.  Tactical demonstrations untilizing all participants will occur each day followed by a demonstration of the Dragoon's charge at the Flocky.  Firewood, water and straw are provided as well as a discount on museum purchases.   The registration form is attached below.   For more information contact Jon Osinski at josinski@midtel.net

Reenactment

Fort Montgomery

13:00 | United States, New York, Fort Montgomery - Fort Montgomery

October 7, 2017 - Fort Montgomery   Come join us for this one day reenactment at historic Fort Montgomery, NY on Saturday, October 7, 2017.   Camping will be available on Friday and Saturday nights.   There will be a reenactment on Saturday afternoon and a catered dinner on Saturday evening followed by a jollification.   Registration is required.  For more information, contact Lawrence Wood using the contact form below.

Reenactment

Fight for the Jerseys

09:00 | United States, New Jersey, Titusville - Washington Crossing State Park

October 14 & 15, 2017 - Hosted by the 9th PA Lights and the Washington Crossing New Jersey State Park, this is an American Revolution encampment with battles and demonstrations.   This is the first time for this event and the park staff are looking to make this a good time for the participants with fun and education for the public.  The usual amenities (Firewood, water straw and bathroom facilities) will be provided.  There is plenty of room for the battles and camping.  Camp life and demonstration are encouraged.  The collection of 18th century material in the museum in something to see.  Contact Patrick Jordan at fortmudisland@gmail.com for more information.  The registration form is attached below.

 

 

Revolutionary War
21
Oct

Battle of Chase Farm

09:00 | United States, Rhode Island, Lincoln - Chase Farm

By Invitation Only - This one day, infantry only event will be held on 88 beautiful rolling acres at the Chase Farm in Lincoln, RI.  Although this is a one day event, units are welcome to camp for the weekend from Friday to Sunday.    Visit the facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/230024610749103/   The British Commander for this event is Pete Zack of Claus' Rangers.  The event is sponsored by Tom Tringale, Tew's Co, 2nd RI and HM 54th Foot.

 

Units are required to fill out the registration form attached.   For further information, contact Tommy Tringale using the contact form below.

Reenactment

Assault on Fort Mercer

09:00 | United States, New Jersey, National Park - Red Bank Battle Field

October 22, 2017 - Join in the commemoration of the 1777 assault on Fort Mercer of the grounds surrounding the original fort in Red Bank Battle Field Park, National Park, NJ.   The 240th anniversary of this important Philadelphia Campaign attack should be an especially interesting and action-filled event.  Your unit will receive a stipend for each uniformed soldier present on the field and significant additional funds for artillery.  Sutlers and craft people will be set up among the exhibitors near the historic Whitall House as well.  For more information contact Paul Loane at history1@comcast.net  or use the "Contact Us" form below.  The registration form is attached below and should be returned by August 1, 2017 

Reenactment
03
Nov

Revolutionary War Field Days at Historic Camden

09:00 | United States, South Carolina, Camden - Historic Camden

November 3 to 5, 2017 - Historic Camden's annual signature event, held the first weekend in November, is Revolutionary War Field Days.   Reenactors from more than 20 states gather on Friday to set up both British and Continental camps for one of the oldest Revolutionary War reenactments in the United States.  Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site is a 107 acre outdoor museum complex that offers a view of life during the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods in Camden and Kershaw Counties.  Included are two circa-1800 log houses that contain exhibits, the restored and refurbished 1785 John Craven House, the 1830 Cunningham house (office/gift shop) a blacksmith shed with working traditional forge, the yet-to-be restored 1795 McCaa house, reconstructions of some of the fortifications built by the British and the reconstructed colonial Georgian house built by Joseph Kershaw, commandeered as headquarters by Charles Lord Cornwallis during the British occupation of Camden in 1780-1781.  Visit the Facebook website https:/www.facebook.com/groups/revwarcamden/  or the website www.historiccamden.org   For more information contact Erick Nason ( ericknason@msn.com ) or Alexis Dekeyser ( jager1776@earthlink.net )  or use the "contact us" form below. 

 

Reenactment
03
Nov

Hope Lodge Encampment

09:00 | United States, Pennsylvania, Fort Washington - Historic Hope Lodge

November 3 & 4, 2017 - 36th annual encampment commemorating he time from November 2 to December 11, 1777 when General George Washington and the Continental Army encamped in the Whitemarsh Hills.  The site opens Friday for camps and will have two battles on Saturday.  The usual amenities will be offered with a possible stipend for artillery.  Registration can be found at the website http://www.historichopelodge.org/troop-registration .    Sponsored by the 3rd PA Regiment, Light Infantry Coy.   For further information, contact Dave Hospador at 3rdpacaptain@comcast.net or use the "Contact" form below.   The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/1704724179766192/

Reenactment

The Battle for Red Horse Tavern

09:00 | United States, Massachusetts, Sudbury - Wayside Inn

REVISED DATE - NOVEMBER 4, 2017 Who will gain control of the hotly contested and strategic Red Horse Tavern?   Come and participate in one of the most anticipated events of the fall.   The Wayside Inn will provide their famous hearty beef stew for lunch.   This one day event will take place in the rain or sunshine, so don’t miss it! Contact John Neuhauser at j_neuhauser@yahoo.com for more information. 

DATE REVISION (3/7/17)  - Date changed from Oct 21, 2017 to November 4, 2017  Registration form is attached below.  For more information, use the contact form below.

Reenactment
11
Nov

Siege of Fort Mifflin

09:00 | United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia - Fort Mifflin

November 11 & 12, 2017 - 240th Anniversary of the Seige and Bombardment of Fort Mifflin.  There will be battles both days.   Sleeping quarter available in the barracks, casemates and guardrooms.  Firewood for fireplaces and indoor restrooms.  Respond by October 7, 2017 to Pat Jordan at fortmudisland@gmail.com. or use the contact form below.  The registration form is attached below.   Visit the website at http://www.fortmifflin.us/event/siege-weekend/  

Revolutionary War
01
Dec

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
20
Jul

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 ( pnovotny@nycap.rr.com )

Website  www.fortticonderoga.org

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
15
Sep

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