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July 4th Revolutionary War Living History Presentation

Join us at the historic Van Cortlandt Manor for an engaging and educational Revolutionary War Living History Presentation. The event will begin with an exploration of the origin and history of the First Rhode Island Regiment, highlighting the formation, challenges, and legacy of this distinguished unit. You’ll then learn about the pivotal Battle of Rhode Island and the heroic role played by the First Rhode Island Regiment, followed by a fascinating account of the Battle of Pines Bridge, fought in Yorktown Heights, NY.
Historian Duane Jackson and Joe Cerrito will provide an overview of the Continental Army, offering insights into its structure, strategies, and significance in the fight for American independence. They will delve into the history of the 2nd New York Regiment, uncovering the stories and contributions of this important unit in the Revolutionary War.
Attendees will also learn what soldiers wore, how they lived, and how they fought, culminating in a live demonstration of musket firing techniques used during the war.


Jul 04 2024


10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Van Cortlandt Manor
525 S Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, 10520, United States
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