Morristown, NJ – On Saturday April 21 and Sunday April 22, re-enactors will participate in Jockey Hollows' Grand Encampment. The event focuses on the life and times of soldiers and civilians during the Revolutionary War. 

The re-enactment will take place at Jockey Hollow, 580- 600 Tempe Wick Road Morristown from 11am to 4pm, both days. The events are free and include demonstrations in camp of cooking, sewing, and other camp chores, military maneuvers and musket firing, and a special “children’s muster,” where children can learn to drill and march like Revolutionary soldiers.

On Saturday, April 21st, in partnership with the Washington Association of New Jersey, the park will premiere the film Historical Morristown, produced by Morristown High School juniors Katie Rosa and Kylee Strasser.

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The following is a schedule of events for the weekend:
Saturday, April 21st
11 am Firing Demonstration and Drill

11:30 am Film Premiere: Washington Association of New Jersey Film Project: Historical Morristown. Created by Morristown High School juniors Katie Rosa and Kylee Strasser through the guidance of Morristown High School faculty member Michael Butler.

1 pm Firing Demonstration and Drill

1:30 pm Children’s Drill



3 pm Firing Demonstration and Drill

3:30 pm Children’s Drill

4 pm Regimental Assembly Retreat for the Evening

5 pm Walking Tour of Fort Hill

Sunday, April 22nd
10 am Hike to the Huts with the Soldiers

1 pm Firing Demonstration and Drill

1:30 pm Children’s Drill


3 pm Firing Demonstration and Drill

3:30 pm Children’s Drill

4 pm Regimental Assembly Retreat for the Evening

For more information,  visit www.nps.gov/morr

 

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