Step back in time at Revolutionary War Weekend.

Add to Calendar 04/30/2022 09:00:00 04/30/2022 17:00:00 America/New_York Revolutionary War Weekend

Step back in time at Revolutionary War Weekend.

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This event takes place rain or shine.

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Free for members

Witness Military Drills & More

Mount Vernon's serene 12-acre field transforms into a battleground as Continentals, Redcoats, and Hessians conduct military drills, perform cavalry demonstrations, and engage in 18th-century tacticals.

Meet the soldiers who are encamped at Mount Vernon, discuss military techniques, and greet General Washington.

Revolutionary War Weekend takes place rain or shine.

Schedule of Events - Saturday & Sunday

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All Day Camps Open  
All Day Mount Vernon Inn Concessions 12-Acre Field
All Day 18th-Century Sutlers Open Historic Area
9:00 a.m. Drilling Demonstrations 12-Acre Field
9:30 a.m. "General Washington" Addressing the Troops 12-Acre Field
10:00 a.m. People of the Army 12-Acre Field
10:30 a.m. 18th-Century Cavalry Demonstration 12-Acre Field
11:00 a.m. Revolutionary War Tactical Demonstration 12-Acre Field
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 18th-Century Music, Itinerant Band Bowling Green
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Meet and Greet with Lady Washington Bowling Green
12:00 p.m. Medicine of the Revolution Bowling Green
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 18th-Century Music, Itinerant Band Bowling Green
1:00 p.m. People of the Army 12-Acre Field
1:30 p.m. Lights to Legion: Light Horse & Light Infantry Tactical Demonstrations 12-Acre Field
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Meet and Greet with Lady Washington Bowling Green
2:30 p.m. Artillery Demonstration 12-Acre Field
3:00 p.m. Formation & Troop Inspection by "General Washington" 12-Acre Field
3:30 p.m. Revolutionary War Tactical Demonstration 12-Acre Field
4:00 p.m. Medicine of the Revolution Bowling Green
Washington's Field Headquarters

Washington's Field Headquarters

Walk through the Museum of the American Revolution's replica of General Washington's War Tent, which served as the marquee or office and sleeping quarters that he used as the command center of the Continental Army. Staff from the museum will be onsite to discuss the tent and answer questions.

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Concessions Menu

Hot Items Cold Items Breakfast Items Drinks
Jumbo hot dogs $6
Cheeseburger $8
Pulled pork sandwich $8
Turkey leg $9
Colonial pretzel $5
Grilled corn on the cob $5
Veggie wrap $8
Ham and cheese sandwich $8
Baby green salad $6
Assorted chips $3
Kettle corn $2
Candy $2
Assorted donuts $3
Fruit cup $5
Yogurt and granola parfait $4
Whole fruit $2
Soda $2
Large Powerade $4
Coffee $3
Bottled Water $3
Bottled Beer $5

Participating Units

Continental Forces Crown Forces
1st Maryland Regiment
1st New Jersey Regiment
1st Virginia Regiment
2nd South Carolina Regiment
2nd Virginia Regiment
3rd Pennsylvania Regiment
4th Connecticut Regiment
5th Troop, 1st Regiment Dragoons
7th Virginia Regiment
24th Connecticut Regiment
Department of the Geographer
First Continental Regiment of Foot
Hunt's Militia Regiment
New Jersey Light Infantry
The German Regiment
Von Heers Cavalry
1st Battalion, New Jersey Volunteers
3rd Battalion, Royal Regiment Artillery, Coy T
3rd Battalion Royal Artillery, 7th Coy
4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Artillery, Co. W.
4th Company Brigade of Guards
17th Regiment
7th Royal Fusiliers, Lt. L'estrange's Company
23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers
42nd Regiment of Foot, Grenadier Coy
43rd Regiment of Foot
64th Regiment of Foot
84th Regiment of Foot, Royal Highland Emigrants LI Company
Command Horse
Hessian Guard
His Majesty's Detached Hospital
His Majesty's Marines
Queen's Own Loyal Virginia Regiment
Royal Artillery, Company A
Von Preuschenck's Jaegers
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At the Sign of the Gray Horse Books / Jewelry
Colonial Printer & Bookbindery Books
Crown Point Bread Co. Foodways
Dirty Billy's Hats Hats
Gen-Nis-He-Yo Trading Co. Woodcraft / Leather
GG Godwin Inc. Supplies
Gilson Glassblowers Glass
Half Crown Bakehouse Foodways
J. & S. Gier - Articifers Leather & Horn
Playing In Time Musick Teacher
Romantically Bent Clothing
Samson Historical Clothing/Tools/misc.
Steinhagen Pottery Ceramics
White Historic Art Art
Windhil Woolens Fiber/Textiles
Wintergreen Farm Woodcraft
WM Booth, Drapery Fabric

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. 
  • Facial Coverings: All guests and staff will be required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hand sanitizer stations are located around the estate.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.

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Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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