Revolutionary War Encampment

Authentically clad and equipped reenactors bring the American Revolution to life on the grounds of Historic Cold Spring Village, Saturday and Sunday, September 7th and 8th, from 10am to 4:30pm. The event will feature encampments, weaponry and demonstrations from living history groups, including Continentals and Hessians. Visitors can experience an artillery demonstration both days at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Historian Mike Kochan will be in character as Benjamin Franklin demonstrating some of Franklin’s famous inventions and experiments. Children can search the Village for clues in the Patriot Spy game on both Saturday and Sunday. John Ryan, HCSV Assistant Director, will give a special presentation, Flags of the American Revolution, in the Welcome Center on both Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. A reading of the Declaration of Independence at 12pm each day at the Village Gazebo.

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