Battle of Hubbardton Revolutionary War Encampment

This living history weekend encampment honors the 241st anniversary of the July 7, 1777, Revolutionary War battle fought here. Scores of reenactors portray the American, British, and German soldiers. Tactical military and other special demonstrations, guided camp and interactive battlefield tours, camp life activities, children’s activities, sutler’s row shopping, and illustrated talks. Food stand on site. Call (802) 273-2282 for details.

Cost: $6:00

Military tactical times are weather permitting. Schedule may be subject to change. 

Museum & museum shop 9:30-5:00. Food stand & sutler’s shopping row both days

SATURDAY

9:30 – 5:00   Museum & camps open. Visit American & British camps. Talk with reenactors. See camp life, army formations, tactics, unit drills, engineering, cooking, colonial crafts, medicine, & more. Music at intervals throughout day in museum.10:00   Small tactical on Monument Hill

10:30 – 2:00   Children’s hands-on activities (tent near Museum)

11:00   Last Man Standing Competition

11:30  Artillery Demonstration

11:30   “Being a Reenactor & The Life of a Recruit,” presentation near building

12:00    Short talk on Battle of Hubbardton, Bruce Venter (museum), book signing

12:30  “People of Hubbardton” presentation near building, Brigade of the American Revolution

1:30     Kids Drill   Crown Camp 24th Foot   Colonial Camp 3rd MA

2:00     Narrated Tactical on Monument Hill

2:45    Guided battlefield tour, meet outside Museum

3:00     Short illustrated talk, “The Battle Backstory,” Paul Andriscin (museum)

3:30     The Reenacting Story, with “Meet Warner’s Regiment” short film (museum)

5:00     Museum closes

6:00     Memorial Service followed by Dusk Night Fire Demonstration

SUNDAY

7:30     Formation and Safety Inspection

7:45     Take your place for

8:00     Narrated Battle of Hubbardton Reenactment

9:00 – 2:00 Museum & camps open. Demonstrations of camp life, military tactics, engineering, cooking, colonial crafts, medicine, & more

9:30     Guided interactive battlefield tour, meet outside Museum

9:30 – 1:00      Children’s activities (tent near Museum)

10:00   Kids Drill: Crown Camp 24th Foot       Colonial Camp: 3rd MA

10:30   Reenactors share their clothing & equipment research & production, near building 

11:00   Artillery Demonstration

11:15   “People of Hubbardton” presentation, Brigade of the American Revolution

12:30   Army Formation and Safety Inspection, followed by

12:45   Narrated Tactical

1:30     Camps close

1:30     Short illustrated talk, “The Battle Afterstory,” Paul Andriscin

1:45     Guided battlefield tour; meet outside Museum

5:00     Museum closes

Event Date: 
Saturday, July 07, 2018: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday, July 08, 2018: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm