Celebrate Easton “A Revolutionary War Weekend” September 19-20, 2015

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September 19-20, 2015 

Tickets:

Presale discounts and online tickets are available by credit card at: tickets for Celebrate Easton.
Cash or Checks will be required to buy tickets at the gate. (We will not be able to process credit cards there.

ADULTS: $15 one day; $20 both days
CHILDREN (under 8 free ) $10 one day; $15 both days

Purchases made by September 5th will get both days for the price of one.
Historical Society of Easton Members: Free parking & free second day.

Click here for a video on the 5th Connecticut Regiment.

The Burning of Morehouse Farm

On July 18, 1782  Lt. Ebenezer Morehouse along with five other men were taken prisoner by a British raiding party of approximately 60 men who landed at Compo Beach, Westport. The raiding party was bent on plunder and destruction.  Morehouse so irritated his captors that the British marched to his farm and burned it.

On September 19 & 20 see four regiments of British and Patriot troops (totaling over 100 armed and uniformed men recreate of the burning of the Morehouse Farm.

Location & Parking: 515 Morehouse Road, Easton, CT

Schedule of Events:

SATURDAYSeptember 19th10:00 Start of event – exhibits open

11:30 Drill Practice demonstration
12:00 Fife & Drum marching band (45 minutes)
Food concessions available for lunch and dinner
1:00 Drill practice for children
2:00 skirmish “The burning of Morehouse Farm”
3:30 Period Fashion Show
4:30 Surgical demonstration
Food concessions available for lunch and dinner
6:00-8:00 Period music
7:00 Candlelight Camp Tour
8:15 Cannon demonstration (pyro technics)
9:00 End of events

SUNDAYSeptember 20th

10:00 Outdoor church service
10:30 Exhibits open
11:00 Company Drills – American & British
11:30 Horse (cavalry) demonstration
Food concessions available for lunch
1:00  Drill practice for children
2:15  Skirmish “The burning of Morehouse Farm”
3:30   End of events

For our informational poster, please click here: Poster