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



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