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General Washington on the Hudson: The Battle of Stony Point

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When:

Sunday, August 25
10:00am - 4:00pm

Admission:

Members: Adult $18 | Senior $15 | Child $12 | Under age 5 Free | Family of Four $55
Not-Yet-Members: Adult $22 | Senior $18 | Child $13 | Under age 5 Free | Family of Four $55

Details:

The grounds at Boscobel come alive with live military re-enactors.

General George Washington will inspect his troops. Encampments from the American Revolution and the Civil War will be situated throughout the West Meadow. Camp life will be demonstrated with inspections, formations, musket firings, artillery demonstrations, and drills. Members of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point Black Knights Drill Team are scheduled to perform.

The event takes place outdoors, rain or shine. Guests are also welcome to tour the Historic House Museum throughout the day, with expert guides stationed to offer insights.

EVENT SCHEDULE
10:00-11:00am Set up camp
11:00-12:00am 6th NY fire cannon to signal camp is open; camp life with drill
11:15-11:30am Drill by West Point Black Knights’ Rifle Drill Team
12:30-1:00pm Hudson River Valley Stories by Jonathan Kruk
1:00-1:15pm Inspection of troops by General Washington, President Lincoln, and General Grant, and including children, at camp sites
1:15-1:45pm Addresses by General Washington, President Abraham Lincoln, and General Grant
1:45-2:00pm Drill by West Point Black Knights’ Rifle Drill Team
2:00-2:15pm Massed drill and weapons’ firing
2:15-2:45pm Hudson River Valley Stories by Jonathan Kruk
3:15-3:45pm BG Wayne’s Attack on British works at Stony Point
3:45pm Retreat
4:00 pm Event ends
Ongoing throughout the event:
Children’s eighteenth century games
Harpsichord Music by Erik Lichak
Historic House Museum Open
Visit the Museum Design Shop
Food Truck, Farmers & Chefs

This military reenactment event is proudly presented by Boscobel House and Gardens in partnership with the Living History Education Foundation.

Many thanks to event sponsor:

hudsonrivervalley.com

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