Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Revolutionary War reenactors at Peter Wentz Farmstead Saturday March 8th

 

Revolutionary War reenactors from the Mid-Atlantic region will be at the Peter Wentz Farmstead for the 3rd Annual School of the Soldier, hosted by the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment

Experience the camp life of the Continental Army during the long winter encampments of the Revolutionary War. Watch as the troops practice marching, drilling and firing. Visit the Visitor's Center to meet with Distaff demonstrating 18th Century hand crafts.

Saturday, March 8th, 2014 . 10:00am-4:00pm
All ages; $2 per person suggested donation; Groups Welcome.


Driving Directions The Farmstead is located on Shearer Road in Worcester, PA, near the intersection of Routes 73 and 363 in Montgomery County.
From Philadelphia:
  1. Get on 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway).
  2. Get off 76 at Plymouth Meeting exit for 476 North.
  3. Stay on 476 North through toll both (bear to left).
  4. Get off 476 at Lansdale exit.
  5. After toll, go to light and make left on to Sumneytown Pike (63).
  6. At second light, turn right onto Bustard Road.
  7. Take Bustard to Route 73.
  8. Turn left on Route 73.
  9. On Route 73, cross Valley Forge Road (363) and make first left onto Shearer Road.
  10. Farmstead entrance is on right.
From the PA Turnpike:
  1. Get off at exit for the Northeast Extension/476 North (near Norristown exit.)
  2. Go to Step 4 in directions from Philadelphia.


http://www.peterwentzfarmsteadsociety.org/hours.html


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