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Weather should be much improved for Sunday the 15th !

The 234th Anniversary Observance of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse fought on March 15, 1781 will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, 2015. Activities and demonstrations will take place at the Guilford Battleground National Military Park and the Colonial Heritage Center.SONY DSC
Reenactments will be presented at Country Park each of the two days with several hundred reenactors participating.
Use this link for the schedule of week-end events.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about our nation’s struggle for independence, the significance of this particular battle and about colonial life in the 1700s. Come early and enjoy a full day of educational and enjoyable events.
Parking is available at the Colonial Heritage Center and in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. The closest parking for the reenactments in Country Park is off of the entrance to Country Park from Pisgah Church Rd. At the north end of this entrance (Jaycee Park), vans will be available to transport those needing mobility assistance to the reenactment site.                                                                                                                                                               Use this link for a map of the area.

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Due to the impending inclement weather the reenactment scheduled for 2:00 pm today at Country Park has been canceled. For activities of the day at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park please call 288-1776 to check on the staats of those eveents.

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The 233rd Anniversary Observance  of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse fought on March 15, 1781 will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16. Click here for the full schedule of events and locations fot the two days of celebration..

This is a great opportunity to learn more about our nation’s struggle for independence, the significance of this particular battle  and about colonial life in the 1700s. Come early and enjoy a full day of  educational and enjoyable events.

Parking is available at the Colonial Heritage Center and in the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. The closest parking for the reenactments in Country Park is off of the entrance to Country Park from Pisgah Church Rd. At the north end of this entrance (Jaycee Park), vans will be available to transport those needing mobility assistance  to the reenactment site. Click here for a map of the parks and parking areas.

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The reenactment of this pivotal battle of the American Revolution will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16 in Country Park, Greensboro, NC. A full schedule of all the events planned for the weekend should be available on this website by the middle of February, so please check back at that time.

For those wishing to register as reenactment units or  sutlers please go to www.battleofguilfordcourthouse.org

Action at Guilford Courthouse

Action at Guilford Courthouse

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A new website has been established for the annual Battle of Guilford Courthouse reenactment. Information for registration, and the regulations for all  participants are located on this page.  http://www.battleofguilfordcourthouse.org

The schedule of events for the weekend is located on the link below. We appreciate your participation.

Schedule of Events & Activities

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Reenactment CrowdGreat crowds attended the events of the 231st Anniversary Observation of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. American TroopsMilitary and Civilian Life, Home and Farm Life, Small Arms Demonstrations, An Observance Program, Period Music and Dance, Guided Battlefield Walks, and the Reenactments were available for the thousands who came out to enjoy the activities. We appreciate the attendance and thank the over five hundred reenactors, camp followers craftsmen, musicians , and dancers who participated.British Troops

This link is to photos from the weekend.

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Over five hundred reenactors, distaff and sutlers have registered to participate in the 2012 reenactment weekend of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The military units which have registered include the following.

British Units

British Legion, Capt. Stewart’s Co.,Helyars Co., 7th Fusiliers, 42nd Black Watch Light Inf., Cpt. Alexander Sutherland’s Co., 2s Batt’n, 71st Regt, Jager Companie von Roeder, NCHR/71st Highland Regiment, Royal North Carolina Regiment, Major’s Co., HM 64th Regt. Of Foot, 4th Co., Brigade of Guards in America, 84th Royal Highland Emigrants, 84th Regt. Foot, 2nd Bn. Coy 5, 33rd Regt. Of Foot, Regiment von Bose, First New Jersey Vol. (Loyalist), Col. D. Fanning’s Regt., NC Loyal Militia, Regt. von Donop, Royal Welch Fusiliers

 American Units

 Locke’s Militia, 2nd North Carolina Regt., 1st Virginia Regt., Lee’s Legion Dragoons, Kirkwood’s Delaware Regiment, 6th North Carolina Regt., Davidson’s Fort Militia, New Jersey Light Infantry, Campbell’s Rifles, 2nd South Carolina, Washington Co. NC Militia, Hillsborough District Militia, Fluvanna County Militia, 1st Maryland/Southern Campaign, 7th Virginia Regiment

Take this link to a pdf  page of the weekend schedule.

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