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September 2017

Vermilion Valley Encampment at Forest Glen Preserve

September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Forest Glen Nature Preserve, N 1885 Rd.
Georgetown, IL United States

Lose yourself in history in the midst of a huge nature preserve! With no modern intrusions, this site and our interpreters have a unique opportunity to present the camp life and military maneuvers of the American Revolution. Past events held here have included competitions, special readings and demonstrations, and horses! Members: Please register by unit with Jo Peelman of Worthington's Company at jopeelman@gmail.com PARTICIPANTS: Once again at Forest Glen, we’ll be holding a camp demonstration competition! The prize: A $50…

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Feast of the Hunter’s Moon

September 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - October 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Fort Ouiatenon, 3129 S River Rd
West Lafayette, IN 47906 United States

The 50th annual Feast of the Hunter's Moon takes place this year, with many recurring favorites, such as fife and drum corps, festival grounds with food and drink, voyageurs, and the participation of the NWTA's Revolutionary War reenactors, as well. http://www.tcha.mus.in.us/feast.htm PARTICIPANTS: Register BY UNIT at qr1780@sbcglobal.net. Include tentage requirements.

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October 2017

Battle of Dollinger Farm

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E Hansel Rd
Channahon, IL 60410 United States

We return to Dollinger Family Farm, where our historical programming complements family-friendly activities at the farm's pumpkin patch! Admission charged for battle demonstration; come visit our active and educational encampment free. Participant Info: Reenactor competitions of skill with prizes! Saturday dinner provided for registered participants! Various 1st person demonstration opportunities! Both armies will have to contend with an expanded spy ring from last year! Register online at http://www.1stdragoons.com/copy-of-dollinger-farm-event-page The Dollinger Family Farm is located at 7420 E Hansel Rd, Channahon,…

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May 2018

Spirit of Vincennes

May 26 @ 9:00 am - May 27 @ 4:00 pm
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, 401 S 2nd St
Vincennes, IN 47591-1001 United States

Our event season begins with the Spirit of Vincennes, one of our largest events featuring encampments, battle, artillery, and horse demonstrations, and a festival area with food, entertainment, and activities for the whole family. On the historic site of Fort Sackville, now the George Rogers Clark National Historic Park. The George Rogers Clark National Historical Park and the Spirit of Vincennes, Inc. join with the N.W.T.A. for this regional event. The 8th Regiment of Foot proudly serves as host unit.…

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June 2018

Rebels and Redcoats

June 9 @ 10:00 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm
Petrifying Springs Park, 761 Green Bay Rd
Kenosha, WI 53144 United States

This event continues to experiment with new interpretive features like an 18th century earthen camp kitchen! Join us for an educational weekend in a beautiful park setting.

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August 2018

Revolution on the Ohio Frontier

August 25 @ 9:00 am - August 26 @ 3:00 pm
Fort Meigs: Ohio’s War of 1812 Battlefield, 29100 W River Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551 United States

We partner with our sister organization, the Brigade of the American Revolution Northwest Department, to present this event in beautiful Fort Meigs! Directions, site info and more at: http://www.fortmeigs.org/revolution/

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September 2018

Cantigny

September 8 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 4:00 pm
Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States

Cantigny Park, home of the First Division Museum and more, hosts us yearly for one of our largest annual events. Two daily tactical demonstrations, artillery fire, and more. Admission is free with $10 parking and includes access to the entire park and museums. More at: https://cantigny.org/event/revolutionary-war-reenactment/2017-09-10/

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Vermilion Valley Encampment

September 22 @ 10:00 am - September 23 @ 4:00 pm
Forest Glen Preserve, 900 E
Vermilion, IL 61834 United States

Step back in time with the NWTA at a quiet, forested park site! Daily tactical demonstrations, horses, and more. Visit the military camps and learn about the soldiers, civilians, and even equines who participated in America's war for independence. Free admission.

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October 2018

Feast of the Hunter’s Moon

October 6 @ 9:00 am - October 7 @ 3:00 pm
Fort Ouiatenon, 3129 S River Rd
West Lafayette, IN 47906 United States

The NWTA continues its participation in the Feast of the Hunter's Moon tradition! Between enjoying an apple dumpling or other treat from the many nonprofit food booths and catching a performance of the fife and drum corps, visit the NWTA camp to learn about 18th century life. Military and civilian participants will share about life during the American Revolution. Admission, parking, and other information at http://feastofthehuntersmoon.org

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Dollinger Farm

October 13 @ 10:00 am - October 14 @ 4:00 pm
Dollinger Family Farm, 7420 E Hansel Rd
Channahon, IL 60410 United States

Family fun and education come together at Dollinger Family Farm for our annual Revolutionary War Event here! Enjoy the fall atmosphere, wander through our camp and meet soldiers, women, and children (and horses!), and witness artillery fire and battle demonstration. More information at: https://www.dollingerfarms.com/revolutionary-war

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