War of 1812 Re-enactment in Havre de Grace This Weekend — Sat. May 1

MAY 1, 2010 —  WAR of 1812 Re-enactment  — Come and watch American and British forces drill and train throughout the day in preparation for the attack on Havre de Grace later that afternoon. Listen to historical lectures on the event and interact with the re-enactors in a variety of activities. The event culminates with a Star Spangled Banner presentation by the Fort McHenry Guard — the unfurling of a full-sized replica of the flag that flew over the fort during the War of 1812

 Schedule

 10:00 AM Morning Gun – Event Begins 10:30 AM Militia and US Marine Drill, 11:30 AM Cannon firing, 12:00 Noon Troops stand down for Lunch, 1:00 PM Discussion of Background of War of 1812, 1:30 PM “The John O’Neill Perspective,” 2:00 PM Militia Pre-Attack Activities, 2:30 PM Attack on Havre De Grace, 3:30 PM Star Spangled Banner Presentation 4:00 PM Events end

Visit the Lockhouse Museum web site for more details

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  1. Pingback: British Overrun Havre de Grace Again as Hundreds of People Watch « Reflections on Delmarva’s Past

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