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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 18
All day Reenactors visit select schools for educational presentations
(Exact times to be determined later)
4:00 -7:00 PM Gloucester Main Street Center – Main Street Association Office: Display of artifacts from the Battle of the hook and related historical paintings and art.
6:00 – 6:30 PM Gloucester Main Street Center – Main Street Association Office: Presentation by Dr. Robert Selig, historian, author, and Battle of the Hook scholar
Saturday, October 19th
9:00 AM Site opens to the public
Ongoing during the day:
  • Live field archeology dig and demonstration on the grounds of historic Warner Hall
  • Display of actual artifacts from the Battle of the Hook and related historical paintings and art
  • Period music, civilian and military
  • 18th century farm setting with live animals
  • Colonial tavern demonstration
  • Dramatic presentations
  • Camp life in the British, French, and American camps
  • Display of art and writings done in commemoration of the Hook
  • Period sutlers and craftsmen displaying and selling their wares
  • Food service
9:30 - 10:00 Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Warner/Lewis Cemetery
9:30 - 10:30 Battalion Drill
10:00 - 10:30 Artillery demonstration, battlefield
11:00 - 11:30 French Boat Landing and Skirmish
Colonial Ladies Program
1:30 - 2:00 PM Cavalry Demonstration, battlefield
2:30 - 3:30 Battle of the Hook, battlefield, all troops
4:30 Last shuttle bus leaves site
5:00 Event closes for the day
Sunday, October 20th
10:00 AM Open to the public
  • Live field archeology dig and demonstration on the grounds of historic Warner Hall
  • Display of actual artifacts from the Battle of the Hook and related historical paintings and art
  • Period music, civilian and military
  • Colonial tavern demonstration
  • Dramatic presentations
  • Camp life in the British, French, and American camps
  • Display of art and writings done in commemoration of the Hook
  • Period sutlers and craftsmen displaying and selling their wares
  • Food service
10:15 - 10:40 Period Church Service
11:00 - 11:30 British Boat Landing, and Skirmish
1:30 - 2:30 PM Attack on the Gloucester Redoubts, Battlefield, all troops
4:00 Event closes

Accessibility

Handicapped parking is available on site. The historic grounds include farm fields and flourishing lawns. There no paved paths or sidewalks. Activities will be held around the plantation requiring short walks to and from scheduled events.