Fairhaven Village Militia Fall Historical Encampment

Fort Phoenix, Fairhaven, MA
Fairhaven Village Militia
Revolutionary War Encampment
Saturday, September 17 & 18, 2022
9:00 a.m. Saturday to 3:oo p.m. Sunday
Cannon firing at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday
Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA

The Fairhaven Village Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a one-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period costumed men and women about the fort’s history and life in the 1770s. See military drilling, flintlock musket and cannon firing demonstrations and camp cooking demonstrations. Children can try 18th century games and toys. Also see activities such as tin smithing, leather working, carpentry, sewing, fire starting, and more. 

On Saturday evening there will be a demonstration firing of the fort’s five cannons at approximately 6:30 p.m..

Free. Handicap accessible. For more information visit https://fairhavenvillagemilitia.blogspot.com/

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