Experience the American Revolution at a Living History Event!
August 22nd and 23rd, 2020
This US revolutionary war reenactment offers all the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the 18th century. Join 400 to 500 reenactors along with 20,000 visitors for this unforgettable weekend.
Authentic battle enactments are held several times during the event. Food from the era is prepared over open fires and merchant tents offer 18th century wares. All-day entertainment includes period music, children’s games, story tellers, oxen demonstrations and more.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park Grounds
Stroll through the encampment and interact with members of the NWTA (North West Territory Alliance). Witness the color ceremony, 18th Century Fashion Show, a parade of uniforms and watch the film at the Visitor’s Center.
You are welcome to go inside the Memorial to see the 7 1/2 foot bronze statue of George Rogers Clark and marvel at the seven 28 foot murals by Ezra Winter that depict the story of Clark’s capture of Fort Sackville during the American Revolution.
Conclude your weekend at the Memorial for period music and the NWTA closing ceremony, evening colors and troop parade.
Schedule of Events:
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Saturday, Aug 22nd. Open 9am – 6pm
- Battle Reenactments on the battlefield at 1pm and 4pm
- Entertainment details are TBD. Please check back soon!
Sunday, Aug 23rd ~ open 10am – 4pm
- Battle Reenactment on the battlefield at 1pm
- Details are TBD. Please check back soon!