HP of the Week- Princeton Battlefield Society Featuring “Revolution at Princeton” Sept. 24

This week’s featured heritage partner is the Princeton Battlefield Society. Join them for “Revolution at Princeton” on Saturday, September 24th from 10:00am-5:00pm at Princeton Battlefield State Park. Enjoy artillery demonstrations; a Burr-Hamilton duel reenactment, military & colonial life demonstrations, and activities for kids throughout the day! Find out why in 1777, nearly 240 years ago, the Battle of Princeton was a crucial turning point in the American Revolution. The day begins with demonstrations of the  43rd’ Royal Artillery; book signing and short lectures by Patrick O’Donnell, author of the gripping Washington’s Immortals.

Throughout the day, activities include:

  • Experience military and Colonial life with reenactors performing music, cooking, weaving, spinning, blacksmithing
  • Children’s activities include Patriot marching, music and artwork with First Crossing and the Princeton Arts Council
  • Exhibit from the National Marine Corps Museum
  • Display of American Revolution swords and a special musket
  • Interactive map presentation on the Battle of Princeton;
  • A visit by General Washington, who will read a story to kids
  • Tours of the Clarke House and Museum

For further information on the Princeton Battlefield Society: www.ThePrincetonBattlefieldSociety.com. For questions – contact Kip: [email protected]. Rain or shine. Free