Volunteer Reenactor Resource

At Minute Man National Historical Park we are proud to support a robust corps of volunteer living historians. With such a dedicated community, we take great care in running an authentic, ethical, and meaningful living history program. In the links below you will discover information about upcoming events, our authenticity standards, and historic weapons requirements.

British reenactors fire a volley during the Battle Road tactical demonstration.
Patriots' Day Participant Information

Reenactors participating in Patriots' Day events at Minute Man can get up to date event information here.

Image of participants sitting at round tables watching a presenter in front of them.
The Hive: Living History Symposium

View the 2024 Hive Symposium Schedule

woman and young girl dressed in colonial clothing stand in the doorway of a brown colonial house
Minute Man NHP Authenticity Standards

The staff and volunteers at Minute Man NHP have adopted a set of basic minimum authenticity standards for living history impressions.

Park volunteers dressed in Colonial clothing work on a sewing project and present to a group
Workshops 2023 & 2024

Minute Man offers volunteer workshops for reenactors and interpreters.

Colonial militia reenactors march down the Battle Road Trail
Historic Weapons Requirements

See what is required, according to NPS and Minute Man NHP policies, for all volunteers who carry or demonstrate with black powder firearms.

colonial reenactors, dressed in non-uniform clothing, perform drill with their muskets
The 1764 Manual Exercise

Watch a video of Park Rangers Jim Hollister and Roger Fuller performing the full 35 count manual exercise.

A bronze statue of a minute man sits atop a granite base. The man is walking and carrying a musket
250th of the American Revolution

Learn about the 250th commemoration of the American Revolution at Minute Man National Historical Park.

Revolution 250

Learn more about Revolution 250 and follow the events in Massachusetts as they happen!


Last updated: January 17, 2024

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Concord, MA 01742


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