revolutionary war weekend

From May 5-6, Mount Vernon in Alexandria, VA held one of the largest Revolutionary War reenactments in the region. Hundreds of reenactors flock to the grounds of George Washington’s former home to camp out, don their 18th century garb, and participate in battle reenactments and reenact what life was like on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War for both the Continental and the British Armies.

Have you ever witnessed this reenactment? This is my second year to this particular Revolutionary War reenactment, and I learn something new each time.

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Marching in sync

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Redcoat
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Redcoat camp
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Strolling through the garden
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Taking a quick break
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The quill pen
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Lugging the cannon
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Drill demonstration
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A young George Washington salutes the Continental Army
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George Washington’s Mount Vernon
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