Revolutionary War Encampment on the Historic Amos Greene Farm
On November 12th, the Charlestown Historical Society will present a Revolutionary War Encampment on the historic Amos Greene Farm off Rt. 112 in Charlestown. This farm, active in the mid 1700’s, was host to Revolutionary War musters and gatherings. Amos and his descendants lived and worked on this land that became a vital part of Charlestown’s early history. The encampment will be portrayed by the 2nd RI Regiment and British 54th of Foot, the Queen’s Loyal Rangers 13th Regiment and Continental Line. The day will include a commencement flag raising, artillery display, and daily camp exhibition. Also performing will be the Cape Cod Blue Jackets Fife & Drum Corp. Historically-related vendors and exhibitions will showcase a blacksmith presentation, coopering, colonial cooking, weaving and Native American wampum art. Parking will be at St. Mary’s Church in Carolina (Charlestown) on Rt. 112, and there will be a two-minute shuttle bus to take visitors to the farm site beginning at 9:45. The event will run from 10:00 to 3:00 pm. Come, enjoy and visit life as it was in Charlestown 240 years ago! A donation of $5.00 for adults and 14 years and over is suggested. This event is sponsored by The Washington Trust Company, Ocean House Marina, the Ricci Family and the Charlestown Historical Society.