Battle Road 2016 Events - March and April 2016

Unless noted, there is no charge to attend any of the events below. Every effort has been made to create an accurate events list, but please verify dates, times and locations with the individual organizers.

·         Boston Massacre Re-Enactment - Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Old State House, Boston. Further information will be posted on the Bostonian Society Calendar.

 

·         Battle Road Colonial Muster – Saturday March 19, 2016 – Hartwell Tavern, Minuteman National Historic Park, from 9:00 am.  All colonial participant and all those wishing to serve as picquet interpreters, please plan to attend.

 

·         Tactical Battle Scenario at Endicott Park, Saturday March 26, 2016, Danvers, MA - A “warmup” event for local re-enactors, this is a daytime wargame with 18th Century rules.

 

·         POSTPONED to APRIL 9th.  Dress Rehearsal for the Battle on Lexington Green - Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm on the Battle Green, Lexington Center.
This is the dress rehearsal for the Patriots Day reenactment of the skirmish of April 19. 1775. Rain date: Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm.
Contact: Lexington Minute Men via email.

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·         Dress Rehearsal for the Battle on Lexington Green - Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm on the Battle Green, Lexington Center.
This is the dress rehearsal for the Patriots Day reenactment of the skirmish of April 19. 1775.  Contact: Lexington Minute Men via email.

·         Robbins’ Ride – Sunday afternoon, April 17th:  Beginning at 5pm at the Robbins’ Home site at 112 Concord Rd. in Acton, an alarm rider on horseback will spread the alarm around Acton that “the Regulars are out of Boston” and shots will be fired at 4 historic properties along the route to commemorate the historic events of April 19th, 1775. The rider will stop at 4 commanders’ homes during the one-hour event. At Acton’s historic Faulkner Homestead, Colonel Faulkner himself will come out in his bedclothes and fire 3 signal shots into the air, followed by 3 more distant shots, and then 3 more, showing how the alarm was spread. For more information, see Robbins Ride.