This two-day event will be one of the largest Revolutionary War re-enactments in the region! Step back in time during Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War Weekend. 

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Add to Calendar 05/06/2017 09:00:00 05/07/2017 17:00:00 America/Rio_Branco Revolutionary War Weekend

This two-day event will be one of the largest Revolutionary War re-enactments in the region! Step back in time during Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War Weekend. 

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Watch several hundred Continentals, Redcoats, Hessians, cannon, and cavalry in action on the estate. Throughout the weekend, learn more about life in the 18th century, discuss military techniques, and watch battle re-enactments. Wander through the encampment and meet the soldiers. This family-friendly event features a youth muster on the bowling green and even meeting General Washington! 

Revolutionary War Weekend takes place rain or shine.

George Washington's Headquarters Tent

Walk through furnished replicas of the tents Washington used to work, sleep, and dine throughout the Revolutionary War. Listen to costumed characters from the Museum of the American Revolution explain how each Washington used each space and what it was like to live in one of these tents.

Schedule of Events

9:30AM - 10AM Church Service (Sunday only) 12-Acre Field
10AM - 10:30AM Drilling Demonstration Bowling Green
10:30AM - 11:30AM Meet General Washington Bowling Green
10:30AM - 11:30AM Military Mapmaking & Surveying Demonstration Bowling Green
11AM - 2PM Camp Laundry Demonstrations 12-Acre Field
11:30AM - 12PM Battle Re-enactment 12-Acre Field
12PM - 1PM Medicine of the Revolution Bowling Green
12:30PM - 3:30PM Greet Martha Washington Interpretive Center
1PM - 2PM Military Mapmaking & Surveying Demonstration Bowling Green
1:30PM - 2PM Youth Muster Bowling Green
2PM - 2:30PM Military Music Performance Bowling Green
2:30PM - 2:45PM Formation and Troop Inspection by General Washington Bowling Green
3PM - 3:30PM Battle Re-enactment 12-Acre Field
4PM - 4:30PM Medicine of the Revolution Bowling Green
4PM - 5PM Meet General Washington Bowling Green

Participating Units

Allied Forces Crown Forces
1st Maryland Regiment
1st New Jersey Regiment
1st New York Regiment
1st Pennsylvania Regiment
1st Virginia Regiment
2nd North Carolina Regiment
2nd New Jersey
2nd Virginia Regiment
3rd Middlesex Massachusetts Militia
3rd Pennsylvania Regiment
7th Virginia Regiment
Pennsylvania State Regiment
Simon Hunt's Company
1st Continental Light Dragoons
Von Heer's Dragoons
Fixed Regiment of Spanish Louisiana Artillery
Department of the Geographer
The German Regiment
4th Company, Brigade of Guards
17th Regiment of Foot
17th Light Dragoons
23rd Regiment of Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers
42nd Regiment of Foot, Royal Highland Regiment, Grenadier Company
43rd Regiment of Foot
64th Regiment of Foot
71st Regiment of Foot, Capt. Sutherland's Company
76th Regiment of Foot, MacDonald's Highlanders
84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants)
His Majesty's Marines
His Majesty's Detached Hospital
Jäger Company von Roder
Queen's Own Loyal Virginia Regiment
Regiment von Huyn
Von Prueschenk's Jäger Company
Battery A, 4th Royal Artillery
Co. W, 4th Battalion, Royal Artillery

Vendors

Burnley and Trowbridge
Crown Point Bread
K. Walters at the Sign of the Gray Horse
Paul McClintock, From Common Hands Studio
Sullivan Press
G. Gedney Godwin

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