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Grand Encampment at Jockey Hollow

Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sunday, April 22, 2018

Jockey Hollow will once again host an encampment of Continental soldiers in this annual commemoration hosted by Morristown National Historical Park. Learn about uniforms, weapons, rations, and military gear. Hear the crash of muskets as soldiers demonstrate tactics. Event is Free and open to the public.

Visit the Morristown NHP website for more information.

Weekend Schedule:

Saturday, April 21st

11:00 am Firing Demonstration and Drill

11:30 am  Film Premiere:  Washington Association of New Jersey Film Project: Historical Morristown. Created by Morristown High School juniors Katie Rosa and Kylee Strasser through the guidance of Morristown High School faculty member Michael Butler.

1:00 pm  Firing Demonstration and Drill

1:30 pm  Children’s Drill

3:00 pm  Firing Demonstration and Drill

3:30 pm  Children’s Drill

4:00 pm  Regimental Assembly Retreat for the Evening

5:00 pm  Walking Tour of Fort Hill

Sunday, April 22nd

10:00 am  Hike to the Huts with the Soldiers

1:00 pm    Firing Demonstration and Drill

1:30 pm    Children’s Drill

3:00 pm    Firing Demonstration and Drill

3:30 pm    Children’s Drill

4:00 pm    Regimental Assembly Retreat for the Evening

All activities are free and take place at Jockey Hollow.  The GPS Address is 580- 600 Tempe Wick Road Morristown, NJ 07980.  For more information call 973-539-2016 x-210 or visit www.nps.gov/morr.

Details

Date:
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.nps.gov/morr/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=313DC433-1DD8-B71B-0B8B0ECF55495C09

Venue

Morristown National Historical Park – Jockey Hollow Unit
580 Tempe Wick Road
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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