2022 events

February 4, 2022 - 1 Comment

by Jim Barnes

All listed events are tentative pending Covid restrictions, government rulings, etc. Several events have not yet posted their schedules.

February 2022

18th Century February 25-27. Prickett’s Fort, Prickett’s Fort State Park, Fairmont, WV. 18th Century Firearms and Accoutrements Show.  http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

March 2022

Timeline – March ? No info at this time. Reenactor Appreciation Weekend,  Gettysburg, PA.  For information see:  http://www.reenactorappreciationweekend.com/

Timeline – March 19-20, Military Through the Ages,  at Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, VA. http://www.historyisfun.org/jamestown-settlement/military-through-the-ages/

WWII – March 18-20, Russian Front event, 1944-45, Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. http://www.great-war-assoc.org/Schedule.html

April 2022

18th Century – April 1-3. School of the Longhunter, Prickett’s Fort, Rt. 3 Fairmont, WV 26554. http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/events.html

WWI – April 8-10, , GWA Spring National Living History and Tactical Event. Great War Association Site, Newville, PA. Sponsored by GWA.

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

Civil War- April 23-24, 160th anniversary reenactment of the Battle of Shiloh, Historic Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. https://danielladyfarm.com/events

18th Century April 21-24,  18th Century Market Fair, Fort Frederick State Park, Big Pool, MD. http://www.friendsoffortfrederick.info/index.htm

May 2022

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

18th Century, TBA, 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; A walking tour will be held on May 15.

Timeline – May 14-15, 9am-4pm, Across the Centuries, History Class Comes Alive! Witness 2,000 years of world history when visiting Fort Loudoun’s “Across the Centuries”, a living history timeline of soldiers and civilians from Ancient Times to Modern Day.​ http://www.fortloudounpa.com/
Early 20th Century -May TBA, Brownsville, PA.  Brownsville Steam, Gas and Horse Association, 31st Annual Reunion,https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Pike-Steam-Gas-and-Horse-Association/141862562548542

WWII – May 20-22, 2022: “Okinawa PTO Event” Great War Association site, Newville, PA. http://www.great-war-assoc.org/Schedule.html

Civil War – May 14-15, Opening Day Civil War Encampment. 44th Georgia Camp of instruction. marching, drills, demonstrations. PA Longrifle Museum, J. Joseph Henry House, Jacobsburg Historical Society 402 Henery Rd. Nazareth, PA 18064.  Website: http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/

Time Line – Sat May 28-29, Soldiers Through the Ages. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Time Line- May 29-30, Military Timeline, Historic Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. https://danielladyfarm.com/events

June 2022

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

WWII – June 3-5,  Reading Air Show,  Reading Airport, Reading, PA. http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

WWII – June 10-12, Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, Butler, PA. http://www.bantamjeepfestival.com/

WWII- June 25-26, Jacobsburg World War II Living History Weekend, Saturday, June 25, 2022: 10 am–4 pm & Sunday, June 26, 2022: 10 am–4 pm. Visitors can tour Allied & German camps staffed by reenactors, see period military and non-military vehicles and displays. Honor all veterans. WWII Vendors – Music – Food. http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/events/

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

18th Century- June 24-26Market fair, Fort Loudon, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. 1720 North Brooklyn Road, Fort Loudon PA 17224, Mailing Address: PO Box 181 Fort Loudon PA 17224  http://www.fortloudounpa.com/

July 2022

18th Century– July 2-3-4, French and Indian War Encampment, Old Fort Niagara’s annual recreation of the historic Siege of 1759. Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY. https://www.oldfortniagara.org/calendar/list/current_page,1/per_page,10

Civil War – July 2-3, 159th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA. https://danielladyfarm.com/events

18th Century – July 8-11, Whiskey Rebellion Festival, Washington, PA. http://www.whiskeyrebellionfestival.com/

20th Century – July 15-17 2022: Vietnam Tactical Event, (Hosted by the Co. L 109th Inf. 28th Div. AEF). Time period: 1968, Event held at the Caesar Krauss Great War Memorial Site, Newville, PA.

Contact Brad Busch bradbusch76@aol.com for details. http://www.great-war-assoc.org/Schedule.html

1930’s – July TBA,  New Deal Festival, Arthurdale, WV. Sponsored by  Arthurdale Heritage Inc.  Reenactors in period clothes welcome.   http://www.newdealfestival.org/

Timeline – July 23,  Beverly Heritage Days. 1750 to 1953.  http://www.beverlyheritagecenter.org/

WWII-TBA, “Honoring the Stuart Tank in its hometown!” Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Featuring Berwick’s own “Lady Lois” – one of 15,224 Stuart Light Tanks built by workers at ACF Berwick. WWII Living History Encampments – Military Vehicles & Daily Vehicle Convoys – Battle Reenactments – Weapons Demonstrations – Historical Displays – Military Flea Market – Live Big Band Music – Veteran Support Groups – Community Groups – Food Vendors – Something for everyone! FREE ADMISSION. Saturday evening (July 22) features a 1940s swing dance with music by Spirit of Swing Big Band from 6-9 p.m. at Reliance Fire Company No. 1 in Berwick (501 W 3rd St, Berwick, PA 18603). 1940s attire encouraged. Concessions will be sold. Also FREE ADMISSION.

Online registration forms: https://sites.google.com/site/berwickwwiiweekend/re-enactor-registration
Contact Kristen Bogash (570) 956-3630, kristen.bogash@gmail.com for more info.
Find us on Facebook: Stuart Tank Memorial Association.

August 2022

Early 20th Century – TBA,  National Pike Steam Gas and Horse Show, Brownsville, PA. http://www.nationalpike.com/

Old West– August 6-7, Wild West Durbin Rocket, Durbin, WV. Guests are encouraged to join in the fun by dressing in Period Clothing. (No guns, please) Call 877-686-7245 for reservations or on-line at: http://mountainrailwv.com

18th Century -TBA,  Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run. Bushy Run Battlefield, 1253 Bushy Run Rd, Jeannette, PA. http://bushyrunbattlefield.com/news-events/

Pirates – August 12-14, Pirates and Wenches Weekend, Rock Hall, MD. http://www.rockhallpirates.com/

Civil War – August 20, Fort Mulligan Days, Petersburg, WV, https://www.facebook.com/FortMulligan

18th & 19th Centuries -TBA. Frontier Living History, Old Bedford Village, Bedford, PA. https://www.facebook.com/oldbedfordvillage/   http://www.oldbedfordvillage.com/events.php

WWII – August 18-20, D-Day Reenactment, Conneaut, Ohio. http://www.ddayohio.us

September 2022

WWII -TBA,  WWII Weekend, Eisenhower Farm National Historic Site, Gettysburg, PA. https://www.nps.gov/eise/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=C50DC83A-155D-451F-67FAC14CBFF20E3B

18th Century – September 10-11-22, 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/

20th Century Timeline, TBA, Lots and lots of real, running armored vehicles.  The Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles. For information contact Bruce Oppenhagen at (email): armornerd@comcast.net  Website: http://www.vmmv.org/

Civil War – September 17-18, Reenactment of the battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg. Daniel Lady Farm, Gettysburg, PA, https://danielladyfarm.com/events

18th Century – September 17-18 and 24-25. Penn’s Colony Festival, 365 Saxonburg Blvd, Saxonburg, PA. http://pennscolony.com/

Militaria Show – September 15-17,  MAX Show  (Military Antiques Extravaganza) York Expo Center, York, PA. See: http://www.themaxshow.com

WWII– September29-30, October 1-2, Currahee Military Weekend, Toccoa, Georgia. 3 day event centered around honoring the Airborne Paratroops who were trained at Camp Toccoa. Events include a swing dance event Friday, a challenge run up Mt Currahee, WWII encampment displays, a town parade, and banquet. See website for more details. http://www.toccoahistory.com/events/

 

October 2022

18th Century – TBA, 18th Century Scottish festival. Campbellton Landing, Fayetteville, NC. https://www.facebook.com/caledonianfest/

Civil War – October 15-16, Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek. Cedar Creek Battlefield, Back Creek, VA 22645, 540 869-2064. https://www.ccbf.us/

Early American –  October29-30, Market Faire and Rendezvous – Living History Weekend. 18th Century Market Fair and Fur Trade encampment. http://www.jacobsburghistory.com/events/

 

November 2022

WWINovember 4-6,  Newville, Pa. GWA Fall National Living History and Tactical Event. For more Information: http://www.great-war-assoc.org

Timeline -November 5-6, Troops and Trains. RR Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA. https://rrmuseumpa.org/events/

 

December 2022

 

Comments (1)

Joshua Siejak

March 3rd, 2022 at 1:00 pm    


Hello,

I sent an e-mail update about Berwick WWII Weekend 2022 last week. Please review and contact me at your earliest convenience.

Thanks

Josh

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