Encampment Weekend

A cannon is fired by 5 men dressed as Continental soldiers, with a billow of smoke coming from the mouth of the cannon.
Replica cannon fire gives visitors a taste of what combat looked, sounded, and felt like. These demonstrations have been booming in recent years.

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Spring Encampment at Jockey Hollow--April 22 - 23, 2023

Saturday, April 22 11 am to 4 pm

Sunday, April 23 11 am to 3 pm

Jockey Hollow will come to life on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23, when re-enactors from across the northeast arrive for Morristown National Historical Park's Spring Encampment. The special event focuses on the life and times of soldiers and civilians during the Revolutionary War. It's an event full of activities for the whole family.Highlights for the weekend include: demonstrations in camp of cooking, sewing, and other camp chores, military maneuvers, and musket firing and a special “children’s muster,” where children can learn to drill and march like Revolutionary soldiers.

More details to follow!

Last updated: March 22, 2023

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