Lebanon encampment 2017


Please come join us at the Beaumont House located at the Lebanon Historical Society on the Historic Lebanon Green.

beaumont house

The Lebanon Militia jointly with the Lebanon Historical Society will be hosting a two day encampment on the grounds of the Beaumont House. There will be demonstrations of 18th century open hearth cooking, weaving, spinning, basket weaving and other crafts, militia drilling and battle, and a lantern tour.

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Lebanon Historical Society

 

Lebanon Encampment, Lebanon, CT   September 8-10, 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017

10:00am                             Firing of the morning gun, reveille and flag raising. Camp opens to the public.

10:30am                             Demonstrations of cannon and musket firing on the green

All day                                 Artificer and cooking demonstrations in the Beaumont House and outbuildings of the Historical Society

11:00am                             18th Century Recruiting Event-Children will be drilled as Militia recruits.

11:30am                             Officers Call -Lebanon Militia’s Officers Tent

12:00pm                             Nooning

1:00pm                               Artillery Demonstration on the Green

                                             18th Century Fashion Show at the Beaumont House

2:00pm                               Skirmish between Colonial and British Forces on the Green

5:00pm                               Camp closes for Dinner

7:00pm                               Candlelight Tour of the Encampment

Sunday, September 10, 2017

11:00am                             Firing of the morning gun, reveille and flag raising. Camp opens to the public.

All day                                 Artificer and cooking demonstrations in the Beaumont House and outbuildings of the Historical Society

11:30am                             Officers Call -Lebanon Militia’s Officers Tent

12:00pm                             Nooning

1:00pm                               Demonstrations of cannon and musket firing on the green

2:00pm                               Skirmish between Colonial and British Forces on the Green

4:00pm                               Tattoo-Camp closes to the Public

 


Event Schedule