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November 5, 2022

November 5, 2022

Historic Hope Lodge

Encampment Re-enactment

Saturday, November 5
10am - 4pm

1777 WHITEMARSH ENCAMPMENT

Since 1982, Hope Lodge has held re-enactments to commemorate the time from November 2 to December 11, 1777 when General George Washington and the Continental Army encamped in the Whitemarsh Hills.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS! (subject to change)

  • Self-Guided Tours of the Hope Lodge Mansion
  • Colonial clothing/what we wear and Quill and Ink Writing–Children’s Tent
  • 3:00 Children’s Musket Drill
  • Colonial Open-Hearth Cooking
  • Beer Brewing in Colonial America
  • Dulcimer Music-Lynn King
  • Artist- Ed Kane
  • 12:30 Lecture & book signing by Michael C. Harris, author of Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America, September 11, 1777 and Germantown: A Military History of the Battle for Philadelphia, October 4, 1777
  • Troop Camp, Formations and Skirmishes-11:30 Morning and 2:30 Afternoon
  • Food Trucks

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