Bennington Battlefield will host a reenactment on August 13th and 14th. Patriot & Crown camps will be open to the public at 10:00 AM both days. On Saturday, August 13th at 3:00 visitors may observe the attack on the Dragoon Breastworks. That same evening at 7:00 there will be a repulse of the Crown’s reinforcements. On Sunday, August 13th Stark’s attack will begin at 11:00 AM followed by the attack on the Tory Fort at 2:00 PM.
Parking will be clearly marked and available across the river from the Barnett House, located at 30 Caretakers Rd., Hoosick Falls, NY.
Transportation will be offered on August 13th between the parking area and dragoon redoubt. Some walking will be required to observe the action on August 14th. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early. The program is free and open to the public.
More details on the schedule for both days below:
Saturday, August 13
10:00 AM – Camps open to the public.
11:00 AM – Nichols' flanking march sets off
3:00 PM – Storming of the “Dragoon Breastwork”
7:00 PM – The repulse of Breymann’s relief force
Sunday, August 14
10:00 AM – Camps open to public
11:00 AM – Stark’s attack over the Walloomsac
2:00 PM –Battle for the Tory Fort
3:00 PM – Pass in Review
3:30 PM – Break Camp