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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

Revolutionary Artillery Conference

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 Artillery Conference at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.  This 2-day event will include scholarly lectures, practical "best practices", round table 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.   Unit guns are encouraged, but a gun is not 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.  A special room rate is available at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 201 Water Country Pkwy, Williamsburg, VA (757-253-6444)    Please register by sending an email to Gray Collins using the form at the bottom of the page.

Training

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

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
07
Apr

Battle of Bound Brook

09:00 | United States, New Jersey, South Bound Brook - Staats House

April 7 and 8, 2018 - Join us in reenacting the taking of Bound Brook in 1777 by Crown Forces on the advance American Forces. The host unit is Outwater's Militia.  The Staats House is the Historic HQ of Baron Von Stueben.   For more information and registration forms for Crown, Americans and Sutlers visit the website at http://www.staatshouse.org/battleofboundbrook/BBBreenactors.aspx  or use the "contact us" form below.  There will be four battles and three free meals plus morning coffee and snacks.   In addition to the battles, there will be tacticals and drills.  Firewood, water and straw will be provided.   Registration Deadline is April 1.

Reenactment

"A Call to Arms" Revolutionary War Weekend

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

May 5 & 6, 2018 - 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
01
Jun

Culloden at Fort 4

16:00 | United States, New Hampshire, Charlestown - Fort at Number 4

June 1-3, 2018 Culloden at Fort 4.  Enjoy celebrating the Scottish Heritage with the Culloden reenactment at Historic Fort 4.  A registration form is available below.     For more information use the inquiry form on this page.    

Reenactment
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
07
Jul

Glover's Summer Encampment

09:00 | United States, Massachusetts, Marblehead - Fort Sewall

July 8, 2018 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM - Registration required.   This event in Fort Sewall, Marblehead overlooks the Marblehead harbor.   There will be skirmishes in the streets of historic Marblehead, beach landings followed by music, dinner and evening revelry.   There is limited tent space for anyone wishing to stay over and see the sun rise over one of the most beautiful spots in New England.   It's one of the most scenic venues for re-enacting that can be found.   For more information contact Seamus Daly at captain@gloversregiment.org.  or visit the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/588517864684619/

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 3 to 5, 2018  - 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
29
Sep

Sudbury Faire and Fyfe & Drum Muster

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

September 29, 2018, 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

Battle of Germantown

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

October 6, 2018 - 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 the 1777 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
21
Oct

Assault on Fort Mercer

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

October 21, 2018 - 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 241st 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.   

Reenactment
27
Oct

The Battle for Red Horse Tavern

13:30 | United States, Massachusetts, Sudbury - Wayside Inn

October 27, 2018 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. 

  For more information, use the contact form below.

Reenactment
03
Nov

Revolutionary War Field Days at Historic Camden

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

November 3 to 4, 2018 - 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
10
Nov

Siege of Fort Mifflin

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

November 10 & 11, 2018 - 240th Anniversary of the Seige and Bombardment of Fort Mifflin.  There will be battles both days.   Sleeping quarters 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.   Visit the website at http://www.fortmifflin.us/event/siege-weekend/  

Revolutionary War

American Heritage Festival

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

December 1 & 2, 2018 - 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