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Revolutionary War Reenactment and Grand Encampment

Parade Field and Polo Field
Saturday, September 7, and Sunday, September 8
10am – 4pm

Join Cantigny and The North West Territory Alliance for a two-day Revolutionary War Reenactment and Grand Encampment. Get a feel for camp life, experience a battle and enjoy the sights and sounds of the 18th century. We will also have food available for purchase from Golden Eagle Hot Dogs, Mamie’s Toffee and Treats, Kernel Dan’s Kettle Corn, the Grumpy Gaucho, and Gnarly Knots.

Sunday Schedule

10:00 am | Morning Troop and Funeral Salute (Battlefield) Church Parade
11:00 am | Battle (Battlefield)
11:30 am | Dragoon Demonstration (Horse Parade Field)
12:00 pm | Webb’s Band of Music and Heritage Dance (Bandshell Area)
1:30 pm | Parade of Uniforms and Women’s and Children’s Clothing (Horse Field)
1:30 pm | Children’s Games (Artillery Camp)
2:00 pm| Declaration of Independence (Bandshell Area)
2:30 pm | River Valley Fife and Drum (Camp Area)
3:00 pm | Artillery Demo (Battlefield)
3:30 pm | Battle (Battlefield)
4:00 pm | Troop and Parade with recognition of all children of the NWTA (Battlefield)
Immediately following battle