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April 2017
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Battle of Bound Brook – Middlebrook, NJ

April 8 - April 9
Staats House, 17 von Steuben Lane
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880 United States
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CLICK FOR INFO The Battle of Bound Brook (April 13, 1777) was a surprise attack conducted by British and Hessian forces against a Continental Army outpost at Bound Brook, New Jersey during the American Revolutionary War. The British objective of capturing the entire garrison was not met, although prisoners were taken. The American commander, Major General Benjamin Lincoln, left in great haste, abandoning papers and personal effects. Late on the evening of April 12, 1777, four thousand British and Hessian troops…

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BAR School of the Soldier + Membership Meeting

April 29 - April 30
New Windsor Cantonment, 289 Forge Hill Road
Vails Gate, NY 12584 United States
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The Brigade's 54th Annual School of the Soldier and Annual Meeting will provide members with learning opportunities in a variety of topics, ranging from history and material culture to tactics, event planning, and safety, all of which we hope will be of interest to our membership. As with last year's School we have been asked by site officials to split our classes between our organizational birthplace, New Windsor Cantonment, and Knox's Headquarters, about a mile from New Windsor. Saturday's program…

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240th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgefield, CT

April 29 - April 30
Keeler Tavern Museum, 132 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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SITE INFO HERE The Battle of Ridgefield was a battle and a series of skirmishes between American and British forces during the American Revolutionary War. The main battle was fought in the village of Ridgefield, Connecticut on April 27, 1777 and more skirmishing occurred the next day between Ridgefield and the coastline near modern Westport, Connecticut. On April 25, 1777 a British force under the command of the Royal Governor of the Province of New York, Major General William Tryon…

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May 2017
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Raid on Spell Hall, Nathanael Greene Homestead, Coventry RI

May 6 - May 7
Nathanael Greene Homestead, 50 Taft St
Coventry, RI 02816 United States
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SITE INFO HERE May 6 & 7, 2017 - The Gen. Nathanael Greene Homestead will be hosting a Revolutionary War reenactment on their 15 acres in Coventry, RI.   This should prove to be a very exciting event!! There will be authentic Continenatl and British military camps, musket and cannon demonstrations, tours of the completely restored 1770 home of Gen. Nathanael Greene, Spell Hall, which is a National Historic Landmark.   The highlight of each day will be two battles in which…

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Artillery School – Huntington Homestead – UTA

May 13 - May 14
Huntington Homestead, 36 Huntington Road
Scotland, CT 06264 United States
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Siege of Boston, Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury, MA

May 20 - May 21
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane
Newbury, MA 01951 United States
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SITE INFO HERE

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Somers Middle School

May 25
Somers Middle School, 250 Rt. 202
Somers, NY 10589 United States
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Memorial Day Parade Bronxville

May 29
Bronxville, Bronxville, NY United States + Google Map
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Memorial Day Parade Chappaqua

May 29
Chappaqua, Chappaqua, NY United States + Google Map
June 2017
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1781 British Invasion of Monticello, Charlottesville, VA

June 3 - June 4
Monticello, 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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In 1781, Virginia felt the full force of the Revolutionary War. Beginning in January, troops led by Benedict Arnold conducted raids along the James River. By May, Arnold's men and troops led by Maj. Gen. William Phillips had joined a larger British force under Lord Cornwallis that had moved into Virginia from the south. This invading army would scatter the Virginia government and create turmoil through a swath of the state - before ultimately surrendering to the combined French and American…

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Peekskill W3R Wayside exhibit

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Ladies and Gentlemen:   Jim Johnson is trying to get the relevant historical societies to dedicate the W3R wayside exhibits once they install them.  Peekskill has begun planning a ceremony for 17 June between 13:00-14:00. If anyone is interested in attending this event, please RSVP ASAP. Jim Johnson is the contact for this event. (jjohnson22@hvc.rr.com)

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BAR 240th Anniv. Battle of Short Hills

June 24 - June 25
Oak Ridge Park, 136 Oak Ridge Rd
Clark, 07066 United States
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June 32 & 24, 2017 - On the cornerof the original Battle of Short Hills, this 88 acre site was formerly Oak Ridge Golf Course which went defunct almost ten years ago.  Since then the terrain has been evened into a gentle sloping hill with numerous tree lines.  An orgiinal 1730's homestead heads the property.   Ample parking for the public and reenactors is available as well as a small section for RV's and modern camping.   Wood, water, straw and ports-sans…

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National Constitution Center 4th of July Celebration

June 30 - July 5
Constitution Center, 525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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July 2017
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Huguenot Street

July 1
Huguenot Street, 81 Huguenot St
New Paltz, NY 12561 United States
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Presentations for Huguenot Street- July 1, 2017  Colonial open fire cooking Butter Churning Hand-dipping candles Colonial Seamstress and Weaver Blacksmithing and Musket ball molding Carpentry and Cooperage Regimental encampment, military drills and bayonet demonstrations

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Highland Falls July 4 Parade

July 4
Highland Falls, Highland Falls, NY 10928 United States + Google Map
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Battle of Hubbardton 240th Anniversary

July 7 - July 9
Hubbardton, 5696 Monument Hill Road
Castleton, VT 05735 United States
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BY INVITATION ONLY  - The Vermont Division of Historic Preservation along with the Revolutionary War Department of the Living History Association and the Brigade of the American Revolution present the weekend commemoration of the Battle of Hubbbardton.   Host units are the 24th Regiment of Foot and Greaton's 3rd Massachusetts.  Plans call for tacticals both Saturday and Sunday afternoons and the recreation of the Battle Sunday Morning.  We will also be having a last man standing firing competition.   The BAR is…

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Montcalms Cross F+I Verplanks

July 22 - July 23
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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contact Joe Ryan for F+I accoutrements Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 Battle of Carillon! Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter of its size. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23 from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm. Highlighted programming featured throughout the weekend brings to life the story of the courageous French soldiers…

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August 2017
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Siena College History Day

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Siena College, 515 Loudon Road
Loudonville, NY 12211 United States
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Scott MacScott demonstrates how to use a musket and tells stories as Alexander Hamilton.

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Old Sturbridge Village

August 5 - August 6
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd
Sturbridge, MA 01566 United States
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Battle of Bennington, VT

August 12 - August 13

During the summer of 1777, the British put in motion an ambitious campaign designed to isolate New England from the rest of the colonies and thereby crush the American rebellion. For two months, General John Burgoyne led his army down the Lake Champlain-Hudson River corridor toward Albany with apparent ease, capturing several American forts along the way. In August, however, he found himself in desperate need of provisions, wagons, cattle, and horses. Burgoyne then made the fateful decision to send…

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Fort Wellington, Prescott, Ontario Canada

August 19 - August 20
Fort Wellington, 370 Vankoughnet St
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0 Canada
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Constitutional Island

August 26
Constitution Island, http://www.constitutionisland NY United States + Google Map
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Boscobel

August 27
September 2017
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Brown’s Raid – Fort Ticonderoga, NY

September 9 - September 10
Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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Battle of Brandywine 240th Anniv.

September 16 - September 17
Sandy Hollow Heritage Park, 1040 West Street Road
West Chester, PA 19382 United States
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September 16 to 17, 2017 - (A CL/BB sanctioned event) Join in the 240th anniversary of the "Battle of Brandywine" on the original historic ground at Sandy Hollow Heritage Park, Birmingham Township, PA.   The 43rd Regiment of Foot and Ninth PA Regiment invite you to participate in a major 240th commemoration of the Battle of Brandywine on the original battlefield.  Effort will be made to approximate the original engagement using the adjacent horse farm and woodland as well as Sandy…

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B.A.R. Firelock Match, Old Saratoga Muzzle loading Club

September 16 - September 17
The Old Saratoga Muzzle Loading Club, Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871 United States
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On Friday the 9th we will start setting up camp. You can arrive as early as 9 AM or as late as you wish. If you plan on coming on Saturday arrive around 9 am. There will be someone to help you get settled. The Match will start on Saturday 10 am sharp. Saturday is an individual competition. Certificates will be for High Aggregate, the total score for rifle, musket and pistol targets. You don’t have to shoot all three…

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Paoli Massacre – Twilight Reenactment in PA

September 23
Paoli Battlefield Historical Park, 1st Ave and Wayne Ave
Malvern, PA 19355 United States
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September 23, 2017  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - 240th Anniversary of the Paoli Massacre Twilight Reenactment.   There will be an evening reenactment of the Paoli Massacre on Saturday, September 23, 2017.    The British will march through town to surprise and attack the Patriots, burn some canvas and brush huts while the Patriots try to rally and defend..    Sponsored by the 3rd PA Light and 43rd Regiment of Foot.   The Facebook page can be found at https://www.facebook.com/events/218858728572752/  For more information…

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Tappan Colonial Day – Dinner at Jon’s House

September 30
Dewint House, 20 Livingston Avenue
Tappan, NY 10983 United States
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October 2017
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Twin Forts Day

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Montgomery, 690 Route 9W
Fort Montgomery, NY 10922 United States
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Our Home Event

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Burning of Kingston, NY

October 14 - October 15
Kingston New York, Kingston, NY United States + Google Map

The Burning of Kingston is a weekend-long celebration of American history, bravery, sacrifice and resilience. On a Fall October day in 1777, British troops set fire to the newly established first capital of the State of New York - Kingston. Burning down almost the entire town, over 300 buildings, the event was a dramatic moment in the American Revolution that only hardened the determination of colonists to gain independence. A biennial event, The Burning of Kingston is a mix of…

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Battle of White Plains

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Purdy House, 60 Park Ave
White Plains, NY 10601 United States
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The Battle of White Plains was a battle in the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York. Following the retreat of George Washington's Continental Army northward from New York City, British General William Howe landed troops in Westchester County, intending to cut off Washington's escape route. Alerted to this move, Washington retreated farther, establishing a position in the village of White Plains but failed to establish…

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November 2017
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Annual Meeting of 5th NY

November 11 - November 12
Fort Montgomery, 690 Route 9W
Fort Montgomery, NY 10922 United States
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Our Annual Meeting is either Nov 11 or 12, 2017. More info to follow.

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BAR Retreat Fort Lee, NJ

November 18
Fort Lee, Hudson Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024 United States
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December 2017
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Battles of Trenton and Princeton, NJ

December 30
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