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War of 1812 Remembrance Day

This program was scheduled for August 18, 2019. It has been postponed to August 25, 2019 due to extreme heat. 

2019 War of 1812

2019 Event

War of 1812 Remembrance 

Since all activities take place out-of-doors, the event will be cancelled in case of a heavy rain. Call 410-255-4048 for the latest information.

Activity

The following activities are being led by The Ship's Company (www.shipscompany.org).  

Date

August 18, 2019

Activity

  • 10:00 - Site Opens: Colors
  • 10:30 - Artillery Demonstration
  • 11:00 - Infantry Demonstration
  • 11:15 - Training Recruits
  • 12:00 - Nooning* 
  •  1:00 - "Chanteymen" - a renowned group of singers of old time sea chanteys featured in the Washington Post 
  •  1:30 - Artillery Demonstration 
  •  2:00 -  Infantry Drill
  •  2:15 - Training Recruits
  •  2:30 -  Cutlass Drill 
  •  3:00 - "Chanteymen" 
  •  4:00 -  Site Closes  

(Note: The above timing is approximate.)

Time

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Activity

Basic Spinning - Ms. Lisa Geyer, Instructor

Lessons using Drop Spindles to produce thread and yarn for clothes, historic sails and uniforms. 

  • For all interested persons
  • Last 30-45 minutes at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 and 3:00 p.m.
  • Handouts available providing links on how to continue on your own.  

Admission

$10 per family - $5 per person - FOHR members FREE 

*No lunch will be available at Hancocks.

Activity

N.B. - Visitors are advised to wear sturdy shoes and long pants as the action takes place in old farm fields. For those needing to sit, bringing a folding chair or blanket is desirable also.

AA Parks and Recs

Date: 
Sunday, August 25, 2019