Sat., July 12, open from Noon to 4 PM
The Battle of Princeton
At 1 PM, archeologist and historian Wade Catts explores the crucial New Jersey battle of early January 1777, one of General Washington’s great victories in the Revolutionary War. Mr. Catts co-authored a major new study of the terrain and battle accounts, providing a more accurate understanding of the engagement. He will also explain how the action at Princeton played an important role in sustaining the American cause. Following the talk, tour the historic church and cemetery, one of the nation’s oldest burial yards.
Wed., July 16, 1 PM
Bayonets, Musket Balls & Ship's Bread
The Wednesday series features a costumed demonstration about the life of a Revolutionary War soldier; refreshments provided.
Wed., July 23, 1 PM
A Clash of Cultures: Anne Hutchinson’s Brief life near St. Paul’s Church
A presentation exploring the interface between the local Lenape Indians, the Dutch commercial colony of New Netherland and the bold Puritan rebel Anne Hutchinson near St. Paul’s in the 1640s.