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Harvest Day at Rural Plains

Date(s):

Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 am  - 4:00 pm

Overview:

Bring the family and enjoy tours of the historic house and demonstrations of military drills and music and dancing of the times.

Join in historic dancing, listen to music of the time period, learn what school was like in the 1800s, help do laundry, and watch soldiers drill and fire a cannon. Even Patrick Henry will make an appearance!

Schedule of Events:
10:30 Rifle and Cannon demonstration
11:00 Generations Event: The Revolutionary War in Virginia
12:00 Patrick Henry speaks about the Revolution
1:00 Historic Music and Dancing
2:00 Generations Event: The Civil War in Virginia
3:00 Historic Music and Dancing
3:30 Rifle and Cannon demonstration

Ongoing activities include: Quilting, Perfume making, Historic Toys and Games, Antebellum school, Colonial Laundry, Spinning wool, Civil War home-front: food, clothing, and medicine

The event is free and open to the public.

Location:

Richmond National Battlefield Park
7161 Studley Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
(804) 226-1981

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