Date(s) - 05/27/2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The vigil at the coffin of Colonel Francis Barber begins at 1:30 PM.
2:00 Staff, in 18th century dress, performs a ceremony to honor our nation’s veterans at the site cemetery.
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM visitors will see soldiers performing musket drills, blacksmithing and other activities performed at the original encampment. Following the ceremony soldiers will fire their muskets and a cannon on the “Grand Parade”, the very field where George Washington’s announcement of impending peace was first read to the Army over 200 years ago.
Admission is free.
Phone: (845) 561-1765 ext. 22