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photo of 7th Virginia Doctor during a reenactment

photo of soldiers firing their weapons during a 7th Virginia reenactment

FREE! Come for an hour or two, stay for the day.  Bring a lawn chair and remember these and all veterans who sacrificed for our independence and our continued liberty throughout the years since.



The 7th Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line Returns to Gloucester!
They were here in 1776 and now they are back! 

Revolutionary War Encampment
Saturday, May 24, 2014
10 am to 4 pm

Historic Court Circle, Main Street

Visit with Revolutionary-era soldiers, their families and camp followers as they interpret camp life during the War for Independence.

* Gather around the soldier's tents as they explain the history of their unit
* Join in the drilling of "volunteers"
* Witness black powder firing demonstrations
* Meet an 18th century pharmacist
* Learn the favorite children's games of the period

Brought to you by
Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
For more information,
call 804-693-0014 or  email us!


For updates on activities or cancellations, call the PLAYLINE at 693-5811.
Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism, 6467 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061  804-693-2355

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