Revolutionary War Encampment at the Constitution Center

Revolutionary War Encampment at the Constitution Center

525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, US

Step back in time to the era of the American Revolutionary War at the Revolutionary War Encampment, hosted at the prestigious Constitution Center. During this turbulent period in American history, soldiers, driven by the ideal of liberty, risked everything to secure independence.

The 6th Pennsylvania Regiment, a key player in the War for Independence, forged a remarkable path through history. From the defense of New York City to the daring storming of British fortifications at Stony Point alongside the renowned "Mad" Anthony Wayne, the brave men and women of the 6th PA persevered through trials, hardships, and victories. Their sacrifices laid the cornerstone for the birth of our new nation.

Join the 6th PA Regiment, along with other members of the Mid-Atlantic Division of the Continental Line, gather in the heart of our Colonial Capital. Experience the living history encampment on the front lawn of the National Constitution Center, right across from Independence Hall.

Marvel at the sight of George Washington's Continental Army soldiers as they march and drill on the grounds. Engage with knowledgeable living historians who will demonstrate life as it was in the 18th century. Witness the presence of Continental Marines, Clothing suttlers offering authentic garments, and a skilled surgeon well-versed in the theory and practice of 18th-century medicine, utilizing cutting-edge technology of the time. Children can even participate in musket drills using 3/4 side wooden cutouts, providing an interactive experience for all.

Best of all, the Revolutionary War Encampment at the Constitution Center is free and open to the public. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and stories of the American Revolution, and gain a deeper understanding of the courage and determination that birthed our nation.

2 Jul 2023 - 4 Jul 2023
10:00 AM to 06:00 PM


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