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March Muster at Princeton Battlefield

March 25 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

March Muster at Princeton Battlefield 

Saturday, March 25, 2017  From 10am to 4pm
Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
Free, Donations welcome

  • Continental Musket Drills
  • Living History Cooking and Encampment Demonstrations
  • Young patriots, ages 6 to 12, will drill and march like Continental soldiers.

Join the 3rd New Jersey Greys Regiment as they demonstrate marching and drilling to the accompaniment of the Jersey Greys Fife and Drum group.
Activities will include:

  • Continental infantrymen practicing period drilling techniques.
  • The demonstration and firing of reproduction colonial era muskets
  • Continental soldiers will demonstrate the proper construction of brush huts, fire starting and many other skills that a soldier of the era would have been familiar.
  • Young patriots (ages 6 to 12) can volunteer for army drills to learn how to march and maneuver like a Continental soldier.
  • The fife and drum band will demonstrate how they were integrated into the army’s methods and activities.
  • The fife and drum will play and drill colonial period music
  • Members of the fife and drum will also demonstrate about the instruments

For more information, contact roger@pbs1777.org, or 609-389-5657 or click here.

Details

Date:
March 25
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

Princeton Battlefield State Park
500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Phone:
(609) 921-0074
Website:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/princeton.html
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