Events: January to June 2020

January 8, 2020 - No Comments

by Jim Barnes

This is what we have so far:

January 2020

WWIJanuary 10-12, 2020: “Fortifying the Line” (Unit Sponsored Event) (Hosted by Fusilier Regiment 90). Time period: Early 1915. Event held at the Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA. http://www.greatwarassociation.com/Schedule.html

February 2020.

18th Century – Winter Woods Battle  Sat Feb 15th, – Old Fort Niagara 10 am to 4 pm. Hone your winter survival skills and take part in an 18th century skirmish in the nearby woods.

https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Militaria Show – February 19-23. Show of Shows, sponsored by Ohio Valley Military Society. Kentucky Expo Center, Louisville, KY. http://www.themaxshow.com

18th Century February 21-23. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2020

Timeline – 22,23,24. Reenactor Appreciation Weekend,  Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

Timeline – March 21-22, Military Through the Ages,  at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

April 2020

18th Century – April 2-5. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

Pirates – TBA, Maritime Heritage Festival, Fell’s Point, MD. https://www.facebook.com/PrivateerFestivalFellsPoint/

WWI – April 17-19, , GWA Spring National Living History and Tactical Event. Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. Sponsored by GWA.

http://www.great-war-assoc.org/

18th CenturyPatriots Day Weekend Sat Apr 18-19 – Old Fort Niagara, All Day Commemorate the opening of the American Revolution in 1775. Free admission for veterans and active duty military.

18th Century– April 23-26),  18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/index.htm

 

May 2020

WWII – TBA, WWII Weekend, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. 1601 Valley Forge Rd. Phoenixville PA 19460,  http://ww2weekend.org/about-us/

Misc. – May 2, Machine Gun Shoot. Sponsored by DNA Guns. Many historic weapons available for rent. Admission $10.oo. Trickett Hill Road, Morgantown, WV 26508. GPS 39.5137999,-79947000

18th Century, May 16, Siege of Fort Randolph, Point Pleasant, WV.  www.facebook.com/fortrandolph, Contact Craig Hesson, 304-675-7933, chesson1774@suddenlink.net, or Deb Cassady, ftrandolph@yahoo.com, fortrandolph.weebly.com;

Early 20th Century -May 16-17, Brownsville, PA.  Brownsville Steam, Gas and Horse Association, 31st Annual Reunion,https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Pike-Steam-Gas-and-Horse-Association/141862562548542

18th Century – May 16-17, Revolutionary War Encampment. PA Longrifle Museum, J. Joseph Henry House, Jacobsburg Historical Society 402 Henery Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064. Battles Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Campfires and vehicles welcome. Website: http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/

Civil War –  May 18-19, Reenactment of the Battle of New Market, VA. Website: https://www.facebook.com/newmarketreenactment/

Civil War – TBA, Julia Pierpont Day, Marion Co. Historical Society, Fairmont, WV. https://www.facebook.com/marionhistorical/

Time Line – Sat May 16-17, Civil War Artillery School. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

June 2020

Civil War – June 4-7, Blue-Gray Reunion, Philippi, WV. Contact Edgar Brown 304-457-4265.

18th CenturyJune 6-7, To Build a Fort; 18th Century Military Engineering. Fort Frederick, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/calendar.htm

WWII – June 5,6,7,  Reading Air Show,  Reading Airport, Reading, PA. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

WWII – June 12-14, Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, Butler, PA. http://www.bantamjeepfestival.com/

WWII – June 27-28, Jacobsburg WWII Weekend. Living History and Tactical. Boulton Historic Site and Jacobsburg Historical Society 402 Henery Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064. Battles Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Campfires and vehicles welcome. Website: http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/ For more information, please contact john.uhler@rcn.com

WWII – TBA am -5 pm,  Veteran’s Remembrance Day and Living History Encampment, Amqui Station, Madison, TN, Two battles, WWII and Vietnam. No bluegrass picking party night before. LHGs can camp out night before. Contact Tabitha Englehart, phone number 615-739-3977.  All Others: execdirector@amquistation.org  or 615-891-1154  303 Madison Street, Madison, TN 37115.

WWI and WWII – TBA, The Town of Colonial Beach, Virginia (CBVA), is hosting its first-ever WWI & WWII Commemoration Day on July 20. At this time we are recruiting for exhibitors, reenactors and anyone else interested in participating. The event will include an opening ceremony, educational sessions, exhibits/memorabilia and a USO-themed gala to benefit veterans programs and historical preservation. Please visit https://visitcbva.com/event/world-war-ii-commemoration-day/ for additional information and advise how we might generate awareness for the day.

Old West – TBA, Wild West Weekend. Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

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