Battle Road 2017 Events - March and April 2017

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 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Old State House, Boston. Further information will be posted on the Bostonian Society Calendar.

 

·         Tactical Battle Scenarios at The Rebecca Nurse Homestead, Saturday March 25, 2017, Danvers, MA - A “warmup” event for local re-enactors, this is a one-day wargame with 18th Century rules.  Units participating in Battle Road may be inspected at this event.

 

·         POSTPONED to April 8th - Dress Rehearsal for the Battle on Lexington Green - Sunday, April 2, 2017 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.

 

·         LINCOLN SALUTE: Festival of 18th Century Fife & Drum Music Pierce Park, 17 Weston Road, Lincoln, MA  2:00 - 3:30 p.m. The Lincoln Minute Men host fife and drum groups from as far away as Michigan in a musical performance for your enjoyment. Stirring and fun. Bring your picnic basket and lawn chairs for rousing entertainment.

·         ROBBINS’ RIDE - The Acton Minutemen will portray the spreading of the alarm throughout Acton with a horse and rider galloping past the homes of Acton’s 4 militia leaders. At the historic Faulkner Homestead, Colonel Faulkner himself will fire 3 alarm shots into the air with his musket, and those shots will be repeated again and again off in the distance, illustrating how the alarm was spread.

o    5pm at the Robbins' Home site - soccer fields at bottom of Concord Rd.

o    5:20 at the Isaac Davis Homestead - 39 Hayward Road

o    5:40 at the Faulkner Homestead - 5 High St. in So. Acton (corner of Rte. 27)

o    5:55 at the Liberty Tree Farm - 24 Liberty St., also in So. Acton

·         Sunday, April 16: ALARM & MUSTER AT THE WHITE CHURCH, Library Lawn opposite First Parish, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA  7:00 p.m.