British Occupation Day
December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come to the Old Barracks this December as the 17th Regiment of Infantry
returns as they first did in December 1776! This event will commemorate the
occupation of Trenton by British troops just weeks prior to the Battle of
Trenton, and offer visitors a view into this often misrepresented side of
Throughout the day, visitors to the Old Barracks will meet reenactors of
the 17th Regiment of Infantry as they portray the daily lives of British
soldiers. These men will drill, perform musket demonstrations, cook over
the outdoor camp kitchen, and more in this unique event that will show a
side of the Revolutionary War not often seen before.
Included in regular cost of admission: $10-Adults, $8-Seniors/Students,
Free-Children 5 and under/Active Military/Members of the Old Barracks
Parking for this event is free and conveniently located in the small lot
directly next to the museum.