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Upcoming Events

Aug
24
Fri
Assault on Ft Ontario – Oswego NY @ Fort Ontario
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm

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.   For registration, follow this link https://onedrive.live.com/survey?resid=34FB2829D6EC9B52!451372&authkey=!AIgFe_IHNJFJDFY   

Schedules will be posted on this site as they become available.  

Sep
9
Sun
Solomon Goffe House – Meriden CT @ Solomon Goffe House
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Encampment at the historic Solomon Goffe House, Meriden CT.

Details to come.

Learn more about the oldest house in Meriden.

Sep
15
Sat
Battle of Mount Harmon – Maryland @ Mount Harmon Plantation
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm

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 .     

18-2018_Mount_Harmon_Presentation.pdf

Sep
29
Sat
Old Newgate Prison – Granby CT @ Old Newgate Prison
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm

Old Newgate Prison. A national historic landmark. Ruins of prison. Abandoned tunnels of old copper mine. 

Details to come.

Oct
6
Sat
Battle of Germantown – PA
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Battle of Germantown - PA

October 6, 2018 – The annual commemoration of the Battle of Germantown is scheduled for Saturday, October 6.  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 for participants by the sponsor and a honorarium for each participating unit.   The staff can be reached by phone at 215-848-1777.  Registration form is attached below.   The deadline for registration is June 30, 2018.    Visit the facebook page for more photos  https://www.facebook.com/TheCliveden/ 

 

69-2018_Germantown.pdf (PDF)

2018_Germantown_Registration.pdf (PDF)

Oct
27
Sat
Putnam Park – Annual Ghost Tour @ Putnam Park
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Putnam Park - Annual Ghost Tour @ Putnam Park | Redding | Connecticut | United States

Save the date for the annual Putnam Park Ghost Tour.

Nov
3
Sat
Putnam Park, 240th Anniversary Encampment @ Putnam Park
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Putnam Park, 240th Anniversary Encampment @ Putnam Park | Redding | Connecticut | United States

240th Anniversary Encampment at Putnam Park, Connecticut’s own “Valley Forge”.

Details to come.

For more information on the history of the park, please visit http://putnampark.org/

Nov
17
Sat
242nd Anniversary Retreat from Fort Lee @ Fort Lee Historic Park
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

242nd Anniversary Retreat from Fort Lee,  Fort Lee Historic Park, Ft. Lee, NJ

Details to come.

Dec
1
Sat
Putnam Park Winter Walk @ Putnam Memorial State Park
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Putnam Park Winter Walk @ Putnam Memorial State Park | Redding | Connecticut | United States

Every year on the the first Saturday of  December, the Friends and Neighbors of Putnam Park host a Winter Walk in which local historian, Dan Cruson,  leads the group on a great historical and archaeological tour of the park. The walk is escorted by soldiers from the 5th Connecticut Regiment, as British Redcoats may be in the area.

Come and learn the history of “Connecticut’s Valley Forge.”

http://www.putnamcottage.org/

Dec
2
Sun
Candlelight Open House – Putnam Cottage @ Knapp's Tavern/Putnam Cottage
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm

Event TBD

A Greenwich (and 5CR) holiday tradition. Featuring the Fifth Connecticut Regiment along with entertainment and refreshments of the Revolutionary War era.

Putnam Cottage – Knapp Tavern Museum
243 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut

Open to the public

http://www.putnamcottage.org/