Battle of Hubbardton Revolutionary War Living History Weekend

UPDATE:  For photo albums of the 2013 event, go to Facebook and look at Vermont State Historic Sites (two albums, one posted July 6 and the other July 7).

The 236th anniversary of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Vermont. Activities for everyone.  Reenactors portray soldiers who fought at the Battle of Hubbardton.  Tactical military demonstrations, drilling lessons, guided camp and battlefield tours, camp life activities, Mistress Davenport’s Schoolroom, history scavenger hunt, colonial games, children’s activities, music, and shopping on sutler’s row. Revolutionary War battle maneuvers Sunday morning.  Food stand both days.  Call 802-273-2282 for details.  

Weekend Schedule:

July 6 & 7, 2013

Food stand both days

SATURDAY

9:30 a.m. Historic Site opens to the public
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Camps open.  Visit camps & talk with reenactors); ongoing camp life demonstrations--engineering, cooking, education, crafts, medicine, education, and more.  History Scavenger Hunt (at gate or Museum)
10:30 a.m. American court martial
11:00 a.m. Learning how to drill the American & British ways
11:30 a.m. Unit drills in camps
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Children’s activities at tent near Museum 
1:00 p.m. Guided tours of American and British camps; meet at camp entrances
1:30 p.m. Learning how to drill the American and British ways
2:00 p.m. Mistress Davenport’s 18th century school & stories   
2:45 p.m. Seth Warner Mt. Independence Fife & Drum Corps
3:30 p.m. Narrated tactical demonstration on Monument Hill
4:30 p.m. Guided battlefield tour; meet outside Museum
5:30 p.m. Museum closes

SUNDAY

8:00 a.m. Narrated Battle of Hubbardton Reenactment on Monument Hill
9:00 a.m. Camps open to public; ongoing demonstrations of camp life, cooking, colonial crafts, medicine, education, & more
9:30 a.m.    Guided battlefield tour, meet outside Museum
10:30 a.m. Artillery demonstration, guided tours of American & British camps; meet at camp entrances
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Children’s activities near Museum
11:30 a.m. British Court martial
1:00 p.m. Narrated tactical demonstration on Monument Hill
2:00 p.m. Battlefield tour; meet outside Museum.  Camps close
5:30 p.m. Museum closes

 

Event LocationHubbardton Battlefield, Hubbardton

Fee: Adult: $5.00; children under 15 free

Registration: N/A

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 06, 2013: 9:30 am to Sunday, July 07, 2013: 4:30 pm