Events 2017

2017 Events at Brandywine Battlefield Park:

Sunday, March 12: Charter Day noon-4 PM, free.

Saturday, May 13: Encampment Day, 10 AM-4 PM

Late June thru early Aug: Summer History Camp, M-F, 9 AM-1 PM

Mid July thru early Aug Wineberry Days: Pick your own red raspberries.  See 2017 Wineberry Days flyer for details.  As long as they last.

Thursday, September 7:  Bus Tours: Advance with the Hessians!   Tours from Chadds Ford Elementary School begin at 3:00 PM with last tour leaving at 6:20 PM.  Timed reservations required.  See Town Tours for more information.

Sunday, September 10: Lecture Series Kick-off: “The British March to Brandywine” featuring Mr. Walt Chiquoine. 2-4 PM, free to public.

Monday, September 11: Remembrance Ceremony, 6-7 PM, free to public. This event will feature reenactors for a musket salute, George Washington portrayed by living biographer, Carl Closs, local politicians, and the ringing of the 9/11 bells.  Also dedication of the new cannon carriage.

Saturday, November 25: Patriot’s Day, 10 AM-4 PM with living history demonstrations, musket drills, blacksmith, house tours, 18th-century medical “experts” – many activities for children and adults.

2017 Other Rev War Events:

March 23 – April 4: Grand opening celebration of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, VA. See American Revolution Museum for more info.

April 19: Grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, PA. See Museum of the American Revolution for more info.

September 16 – 17: 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brandywine on Sandy Hollow battlefield. Two days of reenactments. See Brandywine 2017 for more info.

Ever thought of sponsoring an event?
How about the whole series?  See BBPA-Event_Series_Sponsor to enroll.

Living History Demonstration Events

Philadelphia area annual events:
Trenton Barracks
Fort Washington
Fort Mercer
Fort Mifflin
March In to Valley Forge
Washington Crossing the Delaware
March Out of Valley Forge

See these sites for other events:
British Brigade Events
The Continental Line Events
Brigade of the American Revolution Schedule