Princeton Battlefield Society and the Second Pennsylvania Regiment Present…
Memorial Day at the Princeton Battlefield
Saturday, May 25th – 12:00 – 4:o0 pm
500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Living history events will be held throughout the day. The Battle of Princeton was a critical turning point in the American Revolution. With muskets and cannon, there will be tactical formations and drills, and a combined arms assault re-enactment of the two-phased battle, with marching, loading, and firing volleys.Bring the family to see a typical American Revolution military camp with cooking and other domestic activities of camp followers. The camp will be set up in the morning and struck after 4pm.
- For Kids there will be “Young Patriots March” Presentations will explain uniforms, weapons and tactics
- Visit the iconic Thomas Clarke House. A historic treasure, constructed circa 1772. Thomas Clarke and his sisters were present during the battle on January 3, 1777. Learn more about its future restoration
- Battlefield Tours
Rain or shine. All events are free of charge. Free-will donations to support PBS’s work are always also gratefully accepted.