On Saturday, October 6, from 10AM to 4PM, the Charlestown Historical Society will present a Revolutionary War Encampment at the Historic Amos Greene Farm off Route 112 in Charlestown.
This farm, active in the mid-1700's, was host to Revolutionary War musters and gatherings. The encampment will be portrayed by the 2nd Rhode Island Regiment, British 54th of Foot, Peter's Corp, Queens Loyal Rangers, Le Regiment Bourbonnais and units from all over New England, The day will include skirmishes pitting the Americans and French against the British and Tories, a reading of the Declaration of Independence and a historical cemetery visit, daily camp life exhibitions and an archaeological display. Also performing will be members of the Cape Cod Blue Jackets Fife & Drum Corp, historically-related vendors and crafts exhibitions will showcase a blacksmith presentation, colonial cooking, weaving and Native American wampum art.
Parking for the public will be at the Charlestown Elementary School, 363 Carolina Back Road (Rt 112). There will be a two-minute shuttle bus ride beginning at 9:45 AM and throughout the day to take visitors to the farm site. Com, enjoy and visit life as it was in Charlestown over 240 years ago.
A donation of five dollars for attendees 14 years and over is suggested. NO PETS WILL BE PERMITTED DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS.
This event is sponsored by United Builders Supply Company, Inc, the Ocean House Marina, The Ricci Family, The Charlestown Land Trust and the Charlestown Historical Society. Invite your friends and family to join us and share this information.<< New text box >>
Friday & Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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