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Reenactment of the Colonel Hand March
Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Celebrate the 58th annual commemoration of Colonel Edward Hand’s Delaying Actions on the Maidenhead – Trenton Road on January 2nd, 1777, part of the Ten Crucial Days and the prelude to the Battles of Assunpink Creek and Princeton.
Enjoy a historical program inside the Lawrence Township Municipal Center followed by a musket firing from the front steps. Then join us for a two-mile march along the historic highway to sites of the delaying actions. See the new historical markers on the Bridge Academy property at Five Mile Run. Experience actual cannon fire at Shabakunk Creek (at Notre Dame High School).
Rides will be provided to return to the Municipal Center. Following the march refreshments will be available at the Lawrence Nature Center, 481 Drexel Ave.
For more information, contact Lawrence Twp. Recreation Dept 609-844-7067. NPS Passport stamps available!