Every year, the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough invites the public to experience the local history of the American Revolution with a day of family-friendly events. With live reenactors, dancers, historic tours, interactive activities, and collaborative events throughout town, this is a day all can enjoy.
This year, Revolutionary War Living History Day took place on March 5th, 2022 from 10am-4pm, with events at the Visitors Center, the Burwell School, and the Orange County Historical Museum.
The Visitors Center, located at 150 E King St., had the following:
– 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers, 33rd Regiment of Foot and HM 64th Regiment of Foot reenactors
– Colonial cooking, sewing, and beer-making demonstrations by Historic Interpretations
– Visit with colonial reenactors
– Meet and greet historical fiction author Suzanne Adair
The Burwell School, located at 319 N. Churton St., had the following:
– Continental Lafayette Long Rifles reenactors
– Colonial dancers will be performing throughout the day
And finally, the Orange County Historical Museum, located at 201 N. Churton St., had:
– Colonial artifacts
– Rev. War Day Museum Tour
– Interpretive talks at William Hooper’s grave in the Old Town Cemetery