Monday, March 20, 2006

Battalion....MAKE READY!!

Monday, March 06, 2006

Reagan Library Event-April 2006

The seventh annual Revolutionary War historical encampment is about to begin. The school programs begin wednesday, March 29th. This event offers the visitor a chance to see many vignettes of the American War for Independence. Camp life of both Continental and Crown forces will be portrayed throughout the week, with soldiers and camp followers being in period dress and character. There will be a blacksmith showing students what it took to keep the American soldiers weapons in good working order, demonstrations of weapons use and tactics, colonial dancing, a British recruiting party (which will gladly accept any elementary school age child into its ranks) , historically accurate court martials, a small stage play describing the deprivations of the Continental army at Valley Forge, and much more.

The battle demonstrations (3 per day) are ONLY on the weekend days, April 1st and 2nd.

This event has been a huge success every year, with fewer time slots available than classes requesting attendance, so call the Reagan library a.s.a.p...