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Young Patriot’s Day at Princeton Battlefield State Park

Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Young Patriot’s Day 2019 will be held at the Princeton Battlefield State Park on Saturday, September 21 from 10 am to 4 pm. The Princeton Battlefield Society invites all school-age children to come out for a day of American history, demonstrations, activity and fun, including …

  • Re-enactors from the New Jersey Greys who will involve young patriots in activities and demonstrate military drills and artillery
  • “Discover Princeton Battlefield” tours and activities as well as a Thomas Clarke House visit and tour
  • Join us for a flag raising ceremony with General George Washington
  • Learn about colonial life
  • Talk with Ben Franklin, Betsy Ross and George Washington
  • See the display of miniature soldiers
  • Participate in games and activities
  • Visit with area historic organizations and sites

Bring a picnic basket and enjoy the beautiful landscape. Register your family before September 13 to ensure your ‘young patriots’ receive a special welcome package. Registration and more information at www.pbs1777.org .

Advance Registration donations of $10 per family by September 17 (registration per family on the day of the event will be $15).  A printed schedule of activities will be available at Young Patriot’s Day and, when finalized, on our website.

Rain date for this event is September 28.


Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Princeton Battlefield State Park
500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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(609) 921-0074
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