Rev War Day: Here comes the 250th!

Rev War Day: Here comes the 250th!

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Step back in time to the era of the American Revolution at the Revolutionary War Day, marking the 250th anniversary of pivotal events. On July 13th, immerse yourself in a day filled with historical reenactments and interactive experiences at the Palace grounds in North Carolina.

Witness the spectacle of a parade led by the 1st Regiment NC Continental Line, accompanied by the stirring tunes of the Fife & Drum Corps. Experience life in a military encampment, where soldiers demonstrate drillings, bullet-making, and campfire cooking. Feel the rumble of musket and cannon firings echoing through the air.

Families can enjoy lawn games, children's drill sessions, and drum games, while history enthusiasts explore exhibits on the Harlowe Patriots, learn about the Marquis de Lafayette's role, and discover colonial skills like apothecary practices, spinning, and weaving at the NC History Center.

Don't miss engaging talks by historical experts and a special traveling exhibit on Lafayette, ensuring there's something for everyone to discover and enjoy about this transformative period in American history.

Event Details:

  • Location: Palace Grounds, North Carolina
  • Date: July 13
  • Time: Activities from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Historic site activities end at noon due to heat safety concerns)
  • Admission: Garden Pass required – Adults $10, Children (6-12 yrs.) $6, Under 5 free

Celebrate and explore the roots of American independence in an event that brings history to life.


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2024-07-13 @ 09:45 AM



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