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243rd Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

243rd Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington

Nov 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm3:00 pm

Fort Tryon Park


Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Watch the Brigade of the American Revolution perform and lead drills, see a blacksmith demo, listen to live 18th century music, and enjoy crafts and games from the revolutionary period at a commemoration of the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key event during the Revolutionary War. Tour the battle scene with a tour guide dressed as heroine Margaret Corbin. Costumes encouraged – prizes awarded for the most authentic costumes.

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