Calendar of Events

Aug
23
Fri
2019
Battle of Newtown 240th Anniversary @ Newtown Battlefield State Park
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all day
Flag Ceremony – The Siege Ends @ Fort Schuyler/Stanwix
Aug 23 all day

“After three long weeks, the British and their allies abandoned their attack on Fort Schuyler/Stanwix, leaving the American forces within as the victors. However, even with the immediate threat removed, the Continental Army throughout New York was still under British threat. Programs throughout the day will focus on what happened as the British retreated, but didn’t surrender.”

Sep
26
Thu
2019
Bridge Annex 3rd Quarter Branch Meeting (Virtual)
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
28
Sat
2019
Redcoat & Revolutions: Richard St. George in America and Ireland @ Museum of the American Revolution
Sep 28 2019 @ 3:02 pm – Feb 17 2020 @ 4:02 pm

Special Exhibit FREE with Admission Cost to museum.

“Join us this fall for the Museum’s first international loan exhibition and follow Richard St. George on his dramatic personal journey through the Age of Revolution.

As a young Irish officer in the British Army, St. George devoted his life to defending the British Empire and a social order threatened by revolutionary movements in America, France, and Ireland. He survived a severe head wound while fighting in America, but ultimately lost his life at the hands of Irish Revolutionaries who struggled to found an independent Irish republic.

St. George’s tragic rise and fall will be brought to life with his wartime artwork, rare portraits, historical artifacts, and documents from museums and private collections in Ireland, England, Australia, and the United States.”

Sep
29
Sun
2019
In the Footsteps of the Ancestors: An Immersive Experience of Colonial Mohawk Valley, NY @ Multiple Events in the Mohawk Valley NYS
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm

Days are individually priced, or you can book the entire week for $200 USD!

Have questions, ask us! See you in the Mohawk Valley!

Oct
5
Sat
2019
2018 Old Stone Fort History Fair @ Old Stone Fort Museum
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm

“Take a trip through history on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 7 from 12 noon to 5 p.m.as the Old Stone Fort History Fair returns with programs, exhibits and immersive experiences spanning the centuries and celebrating the people, places, and events that helped shape our past.
Throughout the two day event, military and civilian re-enactors will fill the museum grounds interpreting time periods from early settlement through the 20th Century. Visitors will be able to walk the historic timeline and take in the sights, smells and sounds of days gone by as collectors and restorers share their passion and expertise and artisans demonstrate the skills of long ago.
The Golden Fleece Spinners and weavers will demonstrate textile arts and local historical societies and organizations will highlight Schoharie County’s history throughout its hills and valleys.
Movie buffs can take part in the Old Stone Fort’s first mini-film festival, featuring a rotating selection of historical films in the Badgley Annex, including the first reel of the first film shown at the Schoharie Free Street Movies in 1917, ‘The Awakening of Helena Richie’. While in the Badgley Annex, they can also check out Victrola DJ Jill Sutton spinning old time tunes on vintage phonograph machines.
Children and families will enjoy the one-room Oliver Schoolhouse and 18th century toys, games and crafts. Musical performances will span the centuries and include early jazz by the Nisky Dixie Cats and a song-filled trip through the 1800s with banjoist Tom Smith on Saturday and folk songs by the Lost Radio Rounders on Sunday. 
Performer J.D. Winslow will demonstrate Roman horseback riding and wow the crowd with his vaulting and stunts. Historian Cliff Mealy will portray the life Vince Taylor, who served with Medal of Honor winner Henry Johnson in the African-American 139th Infantry Regiment in World War I, known as the Harlem Hellfighters.
Vehicle enthusiasts can examine restored antique cars, trucks and snowmobiles while military vehicles roar around the battlefield. A crowd favorite is always the chance to go for a ride on an actual tank! Those looking for a more tame riding experience can enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides on Sunday afternoon between Lily Park and the museum grounds.
Event goers will even be able to learn about the process of beer making and how it evolved from the 1700s to today at the Green Wolf Brewery tent, then sample some of their 1700s style beer “Fort Defyance.”
Admission is $10 for adults. Students ages 17 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. On-site parking is also free. The Old Stone Fort Museum Complex is located at 145 Fort Road in Schoharie, NY. For more information, contact the museum at (518) 295-7192 on the website at theoldstonefort.orgor on Facebook at facebook.com/oldstonefort.”

Revolutionary Germantown Festival – Battle of Germantown @ Cliveden
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Battle Reenactment 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm

“One day in history, the Revolutionary War turned Cliveden into a bloody battleground for General George Washington’s colonial soldiers as they battled the British in the fight to liberate occupied Philadelphia. Honoring this significant moment in history dates back to a Centennial Celebration held at Cliveden in 1877. Today, the Revolutionary Germantown Festival is a unique celebration in the city that gave the world the Declaration of Independence, keeping the tradition alive, attracting over 5,000 visitors each year with a day of family entertainment and reenactments of the Battle of Germantown. Come join us at Philadelphia’s largest one-day history festival!

* Video on link: http://www.cliveden.org/revolutionary-germantown-festival/

 

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Joint British Brigade and Continental Line Encampment and Battle @ Mount Harmon Plantation at World's End
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm

Annual joint British Brigade and Continental Line encampment and battle reenactment.

Oct
24
Thu
2019
RootsTech – London UK
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all day
Dec
12
Thu
2019
Bridge Annex 4th Quarter Branch Meeting (Virtual)
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm