Saturday, September 24, from 10am to 5pm the Princeton Battlefield Society will be hosting its annual “Revolution in Princeton” family event. Find out why in 1777, nearly 240 years ago, the Battle of Princeton was such a crucial turning point in the American Revolution. There will be demonstrations of the 43rd Regiment’s Royal Artillery. The whole family can experience military and colonial life with re-enactors; music, cooking, weaving, spinning, blacksmith, and ice cream making.
There will be a lecture and autographing by bestselling, military historian, Patrick K. O’Donnell, for his gripping book, WASHINGTON’S IMMORTALS: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution. There will be children’s activities, including, Patriot marching, learning, music and artwork with the First Crossing and Princeton Arts Council, a reenactment of the Burr-Hamilton Duel, and an exhibit from the National Marine Corps Museum, a display of American Revolution swords and a special musket, and an interactive map presentation on Battle of Princeton, a visit by General Washington, who will read a story to kids, tours of the Clarke House & Museum.