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Battle Reenactment March 18/19

The Guilford Courthouse Battle Reenactment will be help on the weekend of March 18 and 19 this year at Country Park in Greensboro. In addition to the reenactment  Country Park and Guilford Courthouse National Park  will have colonial life demonstrations  going on all weekend.

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GUILFORD BATTLE ANNIVERSARY OBSERVANCE

 

(Greensboro, NC)   Over 300 Revolutionary War reenactors from across the country will muster in Greensboro on March 18th & 19th, 2017 to commemorate the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, The Colonial Heritage Center, and Greensboro Country Park.  Scheduled events take place from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM each day.

 

At 10:00 AM on Saturday, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park will honor those who fought on these grounds in a ceremony at the Nathanael Greene Monument. The program will feature Revolutionary War music performed by the Guilford Courthouse Fife & Drum Corps, a wreath-laying ceremony, and a volley of flintlock musket fire.  Other weekend events include a variety of interpretive programs demonstrating military life, colonial life-ways, 18th century dancing, musical performances, firearms demonstrations, and guided walks of the battlefield. There will also be a dedication to the new Crown Forces Monument at 11:00 AM on Sunday. All three parks will have military encampments.

 

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse will be reenacted at 2:00 PM in Country Park both Saturday and Sunday. Parking for the reenactment is available at Jaycee Park located at 3899 Jaycee Park Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455.

 

All activities are free to the public.  Visit http://www.nps.gov/guco for a complete schedule of events.

 

 

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The Lecture Series is presented each year in conjunction with the anniversary observance of the battle fought on March 15,1781. This year’s series will be offered on four nights, Tuesday, March 8 through Friday, March 11 at 7:00 pm in in the Park Visitor Center auditorium. The Lecture Series is sponsored by the National Park Service and the Guilford Battleground Company. Lectures are free to attend, but reservations are required and may be made by calling 336.288.1776

For details about each speaker visit: http://www.nps.gov/guco/planyourvisit/lecture-series-2016.htm

 

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Over 300 Revolutionary War reenactors from across the country will muster in Greensboro on March 12th & 13th, 2016 to commemorate the 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, The Colonial Heritage Center, and Greensboro Country Park. Scheduled events take place from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM each day.
At 10:00 AM on Saturday, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park will honor those who fought on these grounds in a ceremony at the Nathanael Greene Monument. The program will feature Revolutionary War music performed by the Guilford Courthouse Fife & Drum Corps, a wreath-laying ceremony, and a volley of flintlock musket fire. Other weekend events include a variety of interpretive programs demonstrating military life, colonial life-ways, 18th century dancing, musical performances, firearms demonstrations, and guided walks of the battlefield.All three parks will have military encampments.
There will also be a dedication to the new Crown Forces Monument at 11:00 AM on Sunday.
The Battle of Guilford Courthouse will be reenacted at 2:00 PM in Country Park both Saturday and Sunday. Parking for the reenactment is available at Jaycee Park located at 3899 Jaycee Park Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455.
All activities are free to the public.

Follow this link for the weekend schedule. http://www.nps.gov/guco/upload/ANNIVERSARY-weekend-schedule-2016.pdf

You may also check with the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park at 336-288-1776 or the Greensboro Country Park at 336- 373-3648.

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America’s first First Lady, Martha Custis Washington, will make an appearance at the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park on Wednesday, November 16th, at 2:00 pm. Come see and hear Mary Wiseman give her unique portrayal as the wife of our first  President and also view the exhibit  “THE MANY FACES OF GEORGE WASHINGTON”.

GBC Exec. Director and Martha Washington (Mary Wiseman)

The Guilford Battleground Company  is sponsoring both of these events. Seating is limited so call early to make your reservation. 336.288.6431

Click on this link for details.

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