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.
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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website http://mountharmon.org/plantation-events-2/#RevWar .
Old Newgate Prison. A national historic landmark. Ruins of prison. Abandoned tunnels of old copper mine.
Details to come.
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/
242nd Anniversary Retreat from Fort Lee, Fort Lee Historic Park, Ft. Lee, NJ
Details to come.
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.”
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
Open to the public