Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Revolutionary War Re-enactment

Event: Siege of Yorktown at Endview Plantation endview plantation logo

Date: Sept. 27 and 28

Time: 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28

Location: Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Road

The Siege of Yorktown in the fall of 1781 was one of the culminating events leading to America’s independence. From Sept. 28 to Oct. 19, an allied American and French army besieged British, German and Loyalist forces. The British surrendered more than 7,000 troops, paving the way for peace negotiations.

Visit Endview Plantation Sept. 27 and 28 for living history programs depicting the events of 1781 and the Battle of Yorktown. Throughout the weekend tour the camps, watch as soldiers build fortifications and observe artillery batteries exchanging fire. Civilians will demonstrate how they supported the armies by running hospitals and selling goods to the troops.

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