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War of 1812 Remembrance Day

2018 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 19, 2018

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.

2018 War of 1812 Blast

 

Date: 
Sunday, August 19, 2018