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Memorial Day at the Princeton Battlefield

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.

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Details

Date:
May 25, 2017
Time:
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Venue

Princeton Battlefield
500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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