French Indian War

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"Join or Die." Illustration by Benjamin Franklin, published during the French and Indian War, May 9, 1754. Public domain.
“Join or Die.” Illustration by Benjamin Franklin, published during the French and Indian War, May 9, 1754. Public domain.

French & Indian War Reenactment

Join us as Southport Park is transformed into a mid 1700 battle field where you will have the opportunity to meet important figures from the past and learn about this time period and important chapter in our history.

In between scheduled events, you are encouraged to complete the scavenger hunt organized
by the Southport Historical Society, play period games, visit the merchants and vendors, and
have FUN!


 

Saturday, August 16, 2014

10:00 Event Opens

10:15 Opening Colors

10:30 Company Drill (French)

11:00 French & Indian Fashion Show

12:00 Rusty Musket (period music)

12:45 Fife & Drum Corps

1:15 Story Teller

1:45 Tomahawk Throwing Contest

2:15 Cannon Demonstration

2:45 Story Teller

3:15 Fife and Drum Corps

3:45 Rusty Musket (period music)

4:30 Firelock Reliability

5:00 Closing Colors


 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

10:00 Event Opens

10:15 Opening Colors

10:30 Company Drill (British)

11:00 Fife & Drum Corps

11:30 Story Teller

12:00 Tomahawk Throwing Contest

12:30 French & Indian Fashion Show

1:30 Rusty Musket (Period Music)

2:15 Fife and Drum Corps

2:45 Story Teller

3:30 Cannon Demonstration

4:00 Closing Colors