Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: November 7 to 8, 2015

 

45th Annual Revolutionary War Field Days, Camden, South Carolina, November 7th-8th

 

 

Camden, South Carolina, October 23, 2015 - The 45th Annual Revolutionary War Field Days will take place in Camden, South Carolina, November 7 to 8.The Revolution comes alive on November 7th and 8th at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC.

 

British and Patriot re-enactors and living history interpreters pitch tents on grounds occupied by the British in 1780-1781.  Glimpse life during the war years. Battle cannons roar at the1:30 pm daily battle as Redcoats and Rebels skirmish using military tactics from Southern Campaign battles. Artillery demonstrations, fife and drum concert, round table discussion, plus visits to the British, Patriot and Hessian camps tell of the rigors of military life. In the civilian camp interpreters share domestic skills and18th c. artisans deftly ply their trades. Enjoy a period fashion show, tours of the reconstructed Kershaw House (British headquarters), and Anglican and Lutheran Church services Sunday morning. On Saturday meet Camden’s founding father, Joseph Kershaw, learn about women in the war and enjoy tavern tales in the newly restored McCaa’s Tavern. Saturday activities for kids include colonial games and enlistment  in the King’s army; daily, campaign trail scavenger hunt and engaging in-camp activities. Sutlers Rows and the Exchange Shop tempt visitors with an array of merchandise and several authors will be on hand.

 

Daily admission: $10/adults, seniors 62+ and military; $5/ages 6-15, free/under six, and $25 family package (2 adults, 3 kids under 12). Food concessions and free parking. No pets. An exciting, education excursion into the past.

 

For information: (803) 432-9841, e-mail hiscamden@truvista.net or schedule at www.historic-camden.net

 

 

 

 Contact

 

Media Contact: Joanna B. Craig

Email: hiscamden@truvista.net

Phone: (803) 432-9841

 

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

222 Broad Street, Camden, SC, 29020

Web: www.historic-camden.net

 

 

 Calendar Listing

 

 

CALENDAR LISTING:

Event Name: 45th annual Revolutionary War Field Days

Event Date: November 7 to 8, 2015

Event Location: Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC

Admission: Adult $10, Sr., Mil. Ages 6-15 $5, Under 6 Free, Family $25 (2 Adults 3 Under 12)

Web: www.historic-camden.net

Contact: Joanna Craig, hiscamden@truvista.net, (803) 432-9841

Description: The 45th Annual Revolutionary War Field Days will take place in Camden, South Carolina, November 7 to 8.The Revolution comes alive on November 7th and 8th at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, 222 Broad Street, Camden, SC. British and Patriot re-enactors and living history interpreters pitch tents on grounds occupied by the British in 1780-1781.  Glimpse life during the war years. Battle cannons roar at the1:30 pm daily battle as Redcoats and Rebels skirmish using military tactics  from Southern Campaign battles. Artillery demonstrations, fife and drum concert, round table discussion, plus visits to the British, Patriot and Hessian camps tell of the rigors of military life.

 

 

 

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