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

Thanks for joining us during the 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse! If you missed the event, check out our photos in our photo library.
The 2019 schedule will be posted in February 2019.

 
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 26th – 28th

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 2018.

 

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, September 1st – 3rd

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, 2018, 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.
 
Living history man dressed in WWI uniform talks to two visitors in front of table with soldier accouterments and rifles.
World War I living history interpreter explains a soldiers uniform to visitors

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Veterans Day "History of the American Soldier" Timeline

This living history timeline will take place on November 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The Veterans Day event will also commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

Be sure to pick up a provacative question sheet to enhance and guide your experience with the living history interpreters.

Last updated: April 11, 2018

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2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410

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