Multiple Days: 05/02/2015, 05/23/2015, 05/30/2015Location: Soldier Huts | Map Time: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free
"Extra Baggage": The Women and Children of the Continental Army - Washington lamented that the women and children of the Continental Army—the families of the soldiers—slowed down the army on the march but he knew that many had nowhere else to go. They often got jobs with the military performing essential tasks needed to keep the army going. Learn about the surprising roles that women and children played in the life of the Continental Army. 1:30pm to 4:00pm at the Soldiers Huts in Jockey Hollow.