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Saving the Battlefields Where America Was Forged

A Project of the Civil War Trust |  civilwar.org

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January 5, 2017January 31, 2017
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Loyalists & Liberty

@ Savannah History Museum , Savannah, Georgia

This special program offers visitors an in-depth understanding of the Revolutionary War in Savannah. It includes a musket demonstration and a visitor reenactment on Battlefield Memorial Park!

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January 7, 2017March 4, 2017
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Join the Continental Army

@ Valley Forge National Historical Park , King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Children are invited to Join the Continental Army and experience a day in the life of the continental soldier. Recruits will be mustered, or registered, by receiving enlistment papers and continental currency. Recruits will then be issued wooden (dummy) muskets and learn how to stand, march, and carry their musket as one of Washington's soldiers would have done. Park rangers dressed in continental uniform will train the recruits in a full musket drill.

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January 21, 2017
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1757 Battle on Snowshoes Battle Re-enactment

@ Fort Ticonderoga , Ticonderoga, New York

Join Fort Ticonderoga as it recreates the battle on the anniversary of the event in 1757. Experience the dramatic clash in the woods between French soldiers and Rogers Rangers as the roar of muskets bring to life Ranger warfare and the struggle for North America.

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January 28, 2017
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Frost Faire

@ Saratoga National Historical Park , Stillwater, New York

Frost Faires were hugely popular in the 1700s—help us carry on the tradition at the 22nd annual Frost Faire at the Battlefield!

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January 31, 2017
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Manufacturing Independence: Industrial Innovation in the American Revolution

@ Anderson House , Washington, District of Columbia

Robert F. Smith discusses and signs copies of his book Manufacturing Independence: Industrial Innovation in the American Revolution (Westholme Publishing, 2016). Dr. Smith is the assistant dean for humanities and social sciences at Northampton Community College

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February 11, 2017March 19, 2017
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Guided Winter Hikes

@ Saratoga National Historical Park , Stillwater, New York

Join park rangers for a guided hike through the battlefield, get in touch with the natural surroundings, and learn a few survival skills—all while walking in the footsteps of history!

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February 18, 2017
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1775 British Garrison at Ticonderoga

@ Fort Ticonderoga , Ticonderoga, New York

See Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the American Revolution as British soldiers and their families live in this peacetime fort on the frontier. Discover what it was like to be a British soldier, soldier’s wife, or child. Was the British Army prepared or unprepared to fight for control of Ticonderoga, the Key to the Continent on the eve of the American Revolution?

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February 19, 2017
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George Washington’s Birthday Celebration at Dey Mansion

@ Dey Mansion , Wayne, New Jersey

Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholder Passaic County Parks Department Present: George Washington’s Birthday Celebration At Dey Mansion Featuring the Bergen County Militia/Heards Brigade, musket drills, 18th century music and dancing, hearth cooking, crafters, Revolutionary War reenactors and much more!

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February 19, 2017
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Washington's 285th Birthday Party

@ Washington Crossing State Park , Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania

During the day, buildings in the historic village will be open and various children’s activities will be offered. Children are encouraged to bring homemade birthday cards to present to General Washington.

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February 22, 2017
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A Vintage Evening: Whiskey and Rebellion

@ Anderson House , Washington, District of Columbia

Celebrate the spirit of insurgency at this Vintage Evening on the Whiskey Rebellion. Learn about the uprising against a tax on distilled spirits in 1791 and George Washington’s bold response to subdue the protesters, while sampling whiskey from Lyon Distilling Co. of Saint Michaels, Md. This event is in commemoration of George Washington 285th birthday.

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