Revolutionary War Encampment at the Historic Amos Greene Farm
What: A Revolutionary War Encampment Performed by the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry & British 54th of Foot
Where: The Amos Greene Farm (Preserved by the Charlestown Land Trust)
When: Saturday, November 12, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
- Commencement Flag Raising
- Artillery Display
- Daily Camp Exhibition
- Historically related Vendors & Exhibitions
- Also featuring: The Cape Cod Blue Jackets Fife & Drum Corp.
Parking at St. Mary’s Church on Rte. 112 in Carolina. There will be a two-minute shuttle bus to take visitors to the farm site beginning at 9:45a.m.
The Amos Greene 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.
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.