Patriots Day Weekend

Sat Apr 27th, 2019 10 am to Sun Apr 28th, 2019 4 pm
Featured Event
Living History Programs and Veterans' Honor Ceremonies mark the anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution

Join the 8th and 64th Regiments of Foot, Hoisington's New York Ranging Company, Fort McIntosh Garrison and Brants Volunteers for a weekend of living history programs that commemorate the beginning of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775.

Schedule of Activities:

10:00 a.m. Assembly

10:30 a.m. Musket Demonstration

11:00 a.m. Recruiting Demonstration. Here's your chance to join the army and fight for Crown or Congress. Soldiers of all ages are welcome.

Noon  Storytelling

12:30 p.m. Musket Demonstration

1:00 p.m. Uniforms and Clothing of the American Revolution

1:30 p.m. Musket Demonstration

2:00 p.m. Saturday- Veterans' Honor Ceremony; Sunday- Patriots Day Honors. Followed by a musket salute.

2:30 p.m. (immediately following honor ceremony) Tactical Demonstration/Skirmish.

3:30 p.m. Musket Demonstration

General Events Event

Hours of Operation

The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

  • Jan - June 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • July - Aug - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sept - Dec - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years old):

$  9.00

Children (5 and under):



Please note: Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time.


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