Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day

Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day

Monument Ave & Wayne Ave, Malvern, PA 19355, USA

Mark your calendars and join us at the Paoli Battlefield for a day filled with family-friendly fun and a journey through American military history. You're invited to explore our American Military Timeline, with invaluable assistance from our friends at Historical Military Impressions.

Step into History

Stroll through each impression and witness firsthand how soldiers dressed and what they carried into battle during crucial moments in American history. Feel free to engage with our knowledgeable reenactors, ask questions, and gain insights into the lives of our brave fighting veterans.

Uncover the Genius of Benjamin Franklin

Don't miss the chance to meet Benjamin Franklin, portrayed by Mike Kochan, as he showcases the fascinating experiments conducted by this iconic figure in the 1700s. Mike has meticulously crafted replicas of Franklin's experiments for institutions like the Franklin Institute and the Franklin Court Museum in Philadelphia.

Explore Early Firearms

Join Chris Readron as he displays his remarkable collection of early firearms. Learn about the evolution of the arms carried by the American Army and discover unique firearms from bygone eras.

Journey Through History

Visit other historical sites as they share their connections to the rich history and culture of the area. You'll be amazed by the stories of how these sites came into existence and the special ways they commemorate their unique heritage.

Food, Fun, and More!

Satisfy your appetite at our food trucks and beer tent while immersing yourself in history. Enjoy face painting for the kids and explore a variety of crafters, vendors, and other activities that will make your day with us truly memorable.

Honoring Our Heroes

As the day comes to a close, we gather for an honor ceremony to pay tribute to the 52 fallen men of the Battle of Paoli. Witness the solemn wreath-laying, a firing salute, the haunting strains of bagpipes, and the melancholic melody of taps as we honor these brave individuals and all the dedicated members of our United States Armed Forces.

23 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023
11:00 AM to 04:00 PM


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