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Guided Battlefield Tour

Dates: 05/30/2011
Times: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: GCHNMP Visitor Center

Take advantage of a great opportunity to learn about what happened at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse on March 15, 1781. Considered by many to be the turning point in America’s fight for independence, learn why the Americans’ may have lost on the battlefield that day, but it was  a Pyrrhic victory for the British.
The one hour guided battlefield tour on Monday, May 30th will begin at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park Visitor Center located at 2332 New Garden Road at 3:00 PM . Total distance of the tour will be approximately three miles. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring along water for your journey!

Battlefield tour at the GCHNMP

For more information call the park at: (336) 288.1776

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Come out to the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park this Memorial Day week-end to enjoy the demonstrations and learn about life in the 1780s.

(Click the link below for views from this years demonstrations.)

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On Saturday and Sunday, May 28th and 29th, the men and women of the Guilford Militia, an organization of dedicated Revolutionary War enthusiasts, will be presenting a variety of interpretive programs clad in replica Revolutionary War clothing and carrying the firearms of 1781 while living the life of the 1780’s soldier and camp follower. The public is invited to visit with them in their re-created 1781 camp at tour stop #6 from 10 AM until 4 PM each day.

Dates: 05/28/2011,05/29/2011
Times: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Tour Stop 6

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I swear it was a bear

McCooking -1781's style

Telling it like it was

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