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Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

June 18 at 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until June 18, 2017

$10

Bring your family to the Battlefield Saturday or Sunday, June 17-18, 2017, and travel back in time to the 1770s.  Two armies will be preparing to do battle.  Continental Army soldiers retrained at Valley Forge are itching to show off their new skills, while a British-German-Loyalist Army hopes to crush the rebels and restore good government.  Come early for a full day of living history.  The army encampments will welcome visitors beginning at 9 A.M.  Watch soldiers clean their muskets while their women prepare what may be their men’s last meal.  Some officers may be drilling their men while others plan for the battle and yet others play cards.  If someone is accused of cheating, there may be a duel.  Keep track of your children or they may be drafted into one of the armies.

The weekend is sponsored by the re-enactment community, the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield, and the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry.  The Friends of Monmouth Battlefield will be requesting an $10 per vehicle donation to defray the costs of the weekend
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Details

Date:
June 18
Time:
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
http://www.friendsofmonmouth.org/reenactment.html

Venue

Monmouth Battlefield State Park
16 Highway 33-BR
Manalapan, NJ 07726 United States
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Phone:
732-462-9616
Website:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/monbat.html
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