Whiskey Rebellion Weekend: Fourth Annual Encampment and History Walk on Bower Hill – Bridgeville, PA – 07/20/13 – Woodville Plantation

Who
Whiskey Rebellion Weekend: Fourth Annual Encampment and History Walk on Bower Hill
When
Saturday, July 20, 2013
1:00pm - All Ages
Where
1375 Washington Pike

Bridgeville, PA 15017
Other Info
Woodville Plantation and The Scott Conservancy team up to present an afternoon of activities on Bower Hill, the site of the beginning of the Whiskey Rebellion on John Neville’s Bower Hill plantation. Join interpreters portraying the soldiers of the Fourth Sub-Legion of the United States as they return to Bower Hill to discuss and re-create the fateful events of the Whiskey Rebellion, as they occurred in July of 1794. This unique event will include an encampment from 1 pm to 6 pm along the Tom the Tinker Trail, located on Bower Hill. Participants will experience camp life with cooking demonstrations, musket firings and tactical demonstrations. At 3 pm, a history walk will begin at the PA State Historical Marker on Bower Hill (near Kane Regional Center) and end at the Scrubgrass Run Trailhead. The walk covers approximately 1 mile along the hillside trails of the Bower Hill. Topics covered include the Battle of Bower Hill, the soldiers that participated in the battle and the Whiskey Rebellion. The walk is free to the public and reservations are not required. Following the walk, participants are invited to tour Woodville Plantation. Woodville Plantation will be open to the public on Saturday evening from 5 pm to 8 pm. Admission for this special opening is $5.00 per person, children under 6 are free.

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