Clean-up Day at the Battlefield with the PBS and theSierra Club

Saturday, April 1st, 1-4pm.

Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540


This year we are also participating in the Civil War Trust’s Park Day, a nationwide clean-up day, and you will receive a free T-Shirt! This year we will have three teams – each with a team leader:


Teams

  1. Removal of porcelain berry, an invasive species, from dogwoods near the colonnade. 
  2. Cutting invasive bamboo.
  3. Clearing encroachment on the path to the Friends Meeting House.


For young and old. We have age-appropriate gloves, saws, clippers, and pruning shears to put at your disposal.  Please bring your own too!  Put a “spring” in your step and join us at the Clarke House in the Park!


Sponsored by the Princeton Battlefield Society with special assistance from the Sierra Club – NJ Chapter/Central Group.


Must RSVP with the name of the team you want to join – to Kip at: princetonbattlefieldsocinfo@gmail.com


March Muster at Princeton Battlefield  
Saturday, March 25, 2017  From 10am to 4pm
Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
Free, Donations welcome


  • Continental Musket Drills
  • Living History Cooking and Encampment Demonstrations
  • Young patriots, ages 6 to 12, will drill and march like Continental soldiers.


 Join the 3rd New Jersey Greys Regiment as they demonstrate marching and drilling to the accompaniment of the Jersey Greys Fife and Drum group.

 Activities will include:

  • Continental infantrymen practicing period drilling techniques.
  • The demonstration and firing of reproduction colonial era muskets
  • Continental soldiers will demonstrate the proper construction of brush huts, fire starting and many other skills that a soldier of the era would have been familiar.
  • Young patriots (ages 6 to 12) can volunteer for army drills to learn how to march and maneuver like a Continental soldier.
  • The fife and drum band will demonstrate how they were integrated into the army's methods and activities.
  • The fife and drum will play and drill colonial period music
  • Members of the fife and drum will also demonstrate about the instruments


For more information, contact roger@pbs1777.org, or call 609-389-5657

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