Second Battle of Trenton Reenactment
December 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Come experience our annual winter reenactment during Trenton’s Patriots
Week Celebration! On Saturday, December 28th, be immersed in history as you
are surrounded by reenactors portraying the soldiers who fought during the
Battles of Trenton, which ultimately shaped the destiny of the
Revolutionary War and our nation. Follow the troops through the streets and
watch as they relive the events of these fateful battles. Come back to
interact with the soldiers, take tours of the oldest free-standing military
barracks in North America, and visit The Quartermaster’s Store. What better
way to celebrate New Jersey’s revolutionary history than by celebrating
this crucial Trenton victory?
The first battle will begin at 11am at the Trenton Battle Monument and take
place on Warren Street. The second battle will begin at 3pm and take place
in Mill Hill Park on the Assunpink Creek. The Old Barracks Museum is
located at 101 Barrack Street, Trenton, NJ. Parking for the event is free,
close, and plentiful, available in the small lot next to the museum as well
as the lot next to The War Memorial. There is special reduced pricing for
this event. The battles are free to the public, and entrance onto the
museum grounds is $5 per person (children 5 and under are free).
This event is hosted by the Old Barracks Museum and is part of Patriots
Week, a week-long celebration of Trenton’s revolutionary history. Visit
http://www.patriotsweek.com for more information on this and other events.