The Commemoration of the 234th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington
Sunday, November 14, 2010
12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
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Join us for the Commemoration of the 234th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington.
- Col. Pawling’s Levies of the Brigade of the American Revolution will recreate a Continental Army campsite and conduct a live musket demonstration.
- Actress Erin McGuirk will play Margaret Corbin, the heroine of the battle.
- Blacksmith Bill Fitzgerald will demonstrate how the colonists made implements.
- Historian Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York, will explain how losing the Battle of Fort Washington helped us win the Revolutionary War.
- Children will learn how to make the colonial tri-cornered hats.
- Bagpiper Jerry Dixon will perform.
- District 12 Historian James Renner will display historical photos and maps.
This event is wheelchair accessible but will require going over grassy terrain.