Annual Park Events

Enjoy the commemoration of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, and explore our other yearly events below.

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The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 238th Anniversary, March 13-17, 2019

Interested in our Revolutionary Lecture Series? The park hosts three scholars of the American Revolution for a nightly lecture series on March 13th, 14th, and 15th. You must call (336) 288-1776 to make a reservation. Information about the lectures can be found on the Revolutionary Lecture Series page.

The weekend Battle Commemoration takes place from March 16th - 17th throughout Guilford Courthouse National Military Park and Country Park. All scheduling information can be found on the Battle of Guilford Courthouse 238th Anniversary Page.

 
Six men in colonial living history militia point muskets to fire at woods
The Guilford Militia will demonstrate black powder musket and rifle firing to teach you about the weapons of the American Revolution.

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Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-26, 2019

Visit the Guilford Militia in their encampment at the Hoskins Farm from 10:00AM - 4:00PM each day. Black powder demonstrations will occur at 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM.

 
Park volunteer describes battlefield to large group of pedestrians
Dr. Scott Culclasure leads battlefield tours that you don't want to miss!

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Guided Battlefield Tours with Dr. Scott Culclasure

Relive the battle by walking across the field with veteran park guide Scott Culclasure and hearing accounts of the fight and stories of the park’s monuments. The walk lasts approximately 75 minutes and follows historic New Garden Road through the center of the park. Comfortable walking shoes appropriate for gravel paths and moderate hills as well as a water bottle are recommended.

Guided tours occur each Sunday afternoon from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, at 1:00PM and 3:30PM.

 

Independence Day Weekend, July 1-4th

Celebrate the patriots who signed the Declaration of Independence and the events that would lead to the American Revolution.

Event calendar TBD, check back in May 2019.

 

Nathanael Greene's Birthday

Major General Nathanael Greene's birthday is August 7th.The Guilford Battleground Company with local chapters of the Daughters of American Revolution celebration day is TBD.
 

Labor Day Weekend 2019

The men and women of the Guilford Militia, an organization of dedicated Revolutionary War enthusiasts, will be presenting a variety of interpretive programs clad in Revolutionary War clothing and carrying the firearms of 1781 while living the life of the 1780's soldier and camp follower. The public is invited to visit with them in their re-created 1781 camp at Tour Stop 6 from 10 AM until 4 PM each day.
 

Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17, 2019, come celebrate the ratification of the U.S. Constitution with local Daughters of the American Revolution chapters and Park Rangers at the Battlefield Vistiors Center.
 

Harvest in the Time of War

Join the Carolina Colonial Dancers and Friends at the Hoskins Farm to learn about the 18th century harvest and food preparation, spinning and sewing, gunsmith, games and dancing. Hosted by the Carolina Colonial Dancers!

This event will take place next fall 2019.

 

Veterans Day "History of the American Soldier" Timeline

History of the American Soldier takes place on Veterans Day 2019, check back closer to that time for more details.

Last updated: March 2, 2019

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Mailing Address:

2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410

Phone:

(336) 288-1776

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