Friday, November 05, 2010

Reminder: 6th Penna: our next event Nov 6, 7 in Ft. Washington

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1777 Whitemarsh Encampment  

 

Hope Lodge,  Ft. Washington, PA,   November 6, 7

 

Experience a tribute to the original 1777 Whitemarsh Encampment and to American and British soldiers of the Revolutionary War!

 

Reenactors, military skirmishes, tactical demonstrations and drills, a field hospital in our 18th century barn, dirt redoubts, colonial crafts, special tours, and much more.

 

An admission is charged to support the site and the work of the Friends of Hope Lodge.

Adults: $6; Seniors (60+) & Youth (6-17): $4; children free; family (per car): $20

 

http://www.ushistory.org/Hope/events/reenactment.htm

 

Hope Lodge was built between 1743 and 1748 by Samuel Morris, a prosperous Quaker entrepreneur. Morris acted as a farmer, shipowner, miller, ironmaster, shopowner, and owner of the mill now known as Mather Mill. Hope Lodge is an excellent example of early Georgian architecture

Video Tour @ http://www.ushistory.org/Hope/more/wmv.htm

 

 

 


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