The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough presents the annual Revolutionary War Living History Day to commemorate Hillsborough’s Revolutionary history. Re-enactors and activities will be set up throughout the day at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, 150 East King Street.
The event is free and open to the public.
The event takes place Saturday, May 8th, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hillsborough was one of the most historically significant towns in North Carolina in the years leading up to the Revolution.
Revolutionary War Living History Day focuses on Hillsborough’s unique role in the American Revolution, recalling the occupation of Hillsborough by British General Lord Charles Cornwallis and his 1,900-man army on February 20th, 1781.
The living history day features:
- Live re-enactors
- Historic tours
- Interactive activities
Free tours will also be offered at:
- The Burwell School Historic Site, 319 N. Churton Street
- Orange County Historical Museum, 201 N. Churton Street
There will also be activities to experience virtually. Virtual attendees can explore the online exhibit and view videos from Historical Interpretations, Colonial Dames, and more. Additional details regarding the online exhibit to come.
You can find updates on The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough’s Facebook page.
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