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REVOLUTION AT PRINCETON-ARTILLERY-KIDS MUSKET DRILLING, FIFE&DRUM, SHAKESPEARE’S CYMBELINE

September 26, 2015 - September 30, 2015

Free

IMG_3389-Soldiers with Cannon by John Lien

The Revolution at Princeton; September 26, 2015 – 10:00am – 8:30pm: Artillery Demonstrations; Encampment Life Demonstrations; Music for Kids; 5pm – Fife & Drum Show; 6pm – Shakespeare’s Cymbeline by a new professional Shakespeare co. – at the Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540. Come out to the Battlefield to find out why in 1777 the Battle of Princeton was such a crucial turning point in the American Revolution. See the 43rd’s Royal Artillery give demonstrations – learn why artillery was so important in this battle; see interactive model of the battle and learn about Washington’s strategy; help make ice cream the way it was made in colonial times – enjoy an ice cream tasting; lots of music all day – the fife and drum and the fiddle and guitar – learn about the instruments; see military encampment demonstrations of cooking, learn about colonial medicine and dentistry, musket drilling for kids – learn how a musket works (musket replicas can be borrowed or purchased); meet General Washington; talk with an author; see Iain Haight-Ashton’s collection of caricatures from the period; visit the Old Penster and see his beautiful pens available for sale made from the fallen Mercer Oak; take a tour of the Battlefield and the 1772 Thomas Clarke House – witness to the Battle; learn how the Clarke House is being restored; see a wonderful photograph display; and lots more. If you are attending Shakespeare’s Cymbeline (alternatively a tragedy and a romance) please bring a lawn chair, flashlight, and a VERY warm jacket. Free. Rain or shine. Plenty of parking. For more information, including an events schedule for the day, please visit www.ThePrincetonBattlefieldSociety.com or e-mail to Kip at princetonbattlefieldsocinfo@gmail.com.

Details

Start:
September 26, 2015
End:
September 30, 2015
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.ThePrincetonBattlefieldSociety.com

Organizer

Princeton Battlefield Society
Email:
PRINCETONBATTLEFIELDSOCINFO@GMAIL.COM
Website:
THEPRINCETONBATTLEFIELDSOCIETY.COM

Venue

PRINCETON BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK
500 MERCER STREET
PRINCETON, NJ 08540 Select a Country:
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Website:
www.ThePrincetonBattlefieldSociety.com
       

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