Colonial America on the Frontier: 1775 – 1783

Date:
July 27th thru July 28th, 2019

Hours:
Saturday: 10:00am–6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the American Revolution at Fort Wayne’s Historic Old Fort.  The Continental Army and British forces will be on hand to provide live demonstrations throughout the day on period specific artillery and military maneuvers.  Re-enactors will also bring to life the daily activities of this time period through demonstrations on period cooking, gardening, blacksmithing, and much more!

Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 Morning Trooping of the Colors 
10:30 Unit Drills 12:00 Cannon Demonstration
1:00 Military Fashion (Next to the Shops in the Shade)
2:00 Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence
3:00 Battle Scenario
5:30 Evening Trooping of the Colors
6:00 Event Closes to the Public

Sunday, July 28, 2019

10:00 Morning Trooping of the Colors
11:00 Regimental and Militia Drill
12:00 Cannon Demonstration
12:30 Military Fashion (Next to the Shops in the Shade) 1:30 Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence
2:30 Battle Scenario
3:30 Evening Trooping of the Colors
4:00 Event Closes to the Public

Ongoing demonstrations including kitchen, blacksmith, woodworking, and tinsmith workshops, traditional music, and the life of colonial civilians and soldiers.

Stop by Old Fort Volunteer Bake Sale in the Orientation Building