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Revolutionary War Weekend: Captive Beyond the Mountains

Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia

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Join us for our LARGEST living history weekend of the year! This year we’ll be recreating Augusta county in 1780, when this area held large numbers of British and German prisoners of war during the American Revolution.
Below is our schedule for both days:
9:30 – Morning Formation, Drill & Roll call at 1820s farm
10:00 AM – Milking Demo on English Farm
11:30 AM – Feeding the army: Ration issuance at 1820s Farm
12:00 PM – Interactive Patrol at 1820s farm
1:00 PM – Meet the Baroness Von Riedesel at 1820s farm
1:30 PM – Presentation on Black Loyalists at Mt Tabor Church
2:00 PM – Court Martial Program at schoolhouse
2:30 PM – Women of the Army Presentation at 1760s farm
3:00 PM – Grand Review & Musket Demonstration at 1820s farm
3:30 PM – Prisoner’s put on a play by the tinsmith’s shop
4:00 PM – Native Americans in the Revolution presentation at American Indian farm
On Saturday, Lucky Duck Kettle Corn will be on site and on Sunday, Rick’s BBQ will be onsite for both the event and for the Roots Concert Series.

Date

August 27

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pmEDT

Cost

cost not specified

Activities
Culture
Venue Details

Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
1290 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA 24401 United States

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