Redcoats and Rebels
Saturday, August 4, 2018 – Sunday, August 5, 2018 Times: 9:30 AM – 5 PM Cost: Included with daytime admission, a season pass, or Village membership See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it was really like for those who fought to win America’s freedoms. Daytime events on both days include activities such as: Mock battles and skirmishes Tours of the British and American camps “School of the Soldier” training demonstrations 18th-century Fashions in the Press featuring military and civilian clothing Cannon demonstrations Musket drilling with kids Martial music Help with camp laundry Learn scouting techniques during “Reconnoiter with a Ranger” Drilling and inspection of the troops Visit the battlefield hospital – see smallpox inoculations and treatment of the wounded after the battles See the daily life of a Revolutionary War soldier – including delivery of uniforms, pay calls, and prisoner exchanges Play 18th-century baseball Attend a “Service for the Troops” Learn 18th-century dances Explore interactive miniature wargaming Please note: Free admission passes may not be used on Redcoats & Rebels. Standard admission (or a Season Pass or Membership) apply.