Thursday, March 29, 2007

Photos from the Reagan Library-2007

Lock, Stock, and Barrel...

Lord George strikes an elegant, if hauty pose. His skullduggery is without limit.

Paul Hildebrandt of Morgan's Rifles in repose after the arduous work repelling the forces of darkness and misery.

A member of the publick examining patriot equippage...

Morgan's Rifles, The 2nd Continental Dragoons, and two members of Haslet's Co. hold their ground, moment before being shot down by the tools of privilege and greed.

Patriot daughters Devin Atkinson and Stephanie Weller mourn over the murdered innocents of the new nation....

Irrefutable evidence that it was the Regulars who inflicted the first blow...Peaceful patriots being struck down in cold blood in the midst of peace talks.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Ronald Reagan Library Event-2007

Greetings to All-

The 8th annual Colonial Encampment and Re-enactment is this week, with the school programs already attracting 10,000 applicants for the program. As in previous years, the library has had to turn away many who signed up too late.

Our tactical demonstration schedule is as follows:
SATURDAY, MARCH 24th, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm:
  • Lexington and Concord
  • Anatomy of a Battle (a narrated 'freeze frame' demonstration )
  • Battle of Bunker Hill
SUNDAY, March 25th,10:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m.:
  • Lexington and Concord
  • Anatomy of a Battle
  • Battle of Cowpens
This year, we have the honor of hosting the Morgan's Rifles with us, who will be demonstrating Rifleman tactics and the value they added to the American War for Independence.

Admission is free, and there are many more vignettes to see:
  • British military recruiting party
  • An 18th Century Cavalry demonstration by the 2nd Continental Dragoons
  • Blacksmith demonstrations
  • weapons displays and demonstrations
  • Home life of the18th Century
  • Women's contributions to the war effort
  • Women's clothing displays
  • Original antiques and artifact displays
  • A small play entitled "The Grand Forage" describing the sufferings at Valley Forge
  • Numerous other activities for all to enjoy
Hope to see you there!