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Sat 12 Jun
Military Arts Day
Saturday, June 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Join us for a day-long presentation of 18th century "military arts". Throughout the day members of the recreated Lamb's Artillery and Mott's Artillery companies will conduct cannon firings, while the troops of the 5th New York Regiment conduct infantry drill and construct defensive works. Demonstrations of the arts of cartography, calligraphy and water coloring will take place throughout the day. At 2:00 site staff will perform the music that was played to regulate the soldiers' day. An artillery demonstration will immediately follow.

Sat 19 Jun
Path Through History: The Fight for the Fort—A Walking Tour of Fort Montgomery!
Saturday, June 19, 2021 until Sunday, June 20, 2021 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Join Al Cavalari, site volunteer for a tour of the ruins of Fort Montgomery. Learn about the fierce battle that happened at the Fort on October 6, 1777. Musket Firing Demonstration to follow tour. Registration Required. Call (845) 446-2134 to Register. Program Outdoors. Water and Sturdy Footwear Recommended.
Registration: Required
Sat 26 Jun
Colonial Carpentry
Saturday, June 26, 2021 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Carpenters were working at Fort Montgomery throughout 1776 and 1777 constructing barracks, storehouses and fortifications. Learn about the electricity-free, tools and techniques they used to build this Hudson River fort. Try your hand at the froe and mallet, wood auger, and more!
Sat 03 Jul
Colonial Blacksmithing
Saturday, July 3, 2021 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
During the American Revolution blacksmiths played an important role supplying iron implements vital to the construction of military works like Fort Montgomery. Local, master blacksmiths Alan and Ralph will use 18th century tools and methods to fabricate items such as those used here in 1777!
Sun 04 Jul
Independence Day Cannon Firing Program
Sunday, July 4, 2021 12:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Join us as we celebrate America's birthday by firing the fort's artillery.
Sun 15 Aug
3rd Westchester County Militia
Sunday, August 15, 2021 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
The troops of the 3rd Westchester County Militia Regiment will conduct military drills, cook their meals and display original examples of items that would have been present at a Revolutionary War garrison. Family Friendly.
Sat 18 Sep
In Their Own Words, The Battle for Fort Montgomery
Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Come for a unique, extended tour of one of the Hudson Valley's most dramatic battle sites! Drawing mainly on 1st hand accounts and archaeological data, this ramble will bring to life the Revolutionary War attack on Fort Montgomery using the words of the soldiers who were here and what they left behind. Program will last about 2 hours and include rarely visited spots of the battlefield and conclude with a musket firing demonstration.
Sat 25 Sep
3rd New Jersey Regiment Garrison Day
Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
The troops of the 3rd NJ Re-enactment Regiment will conduct military drills, recreate camp life and do musket firing demonstrations. Family Friendly.
Sat 02 Oct
Twin Forts Day
Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Join us as we commemorate the 243rd anniversary of the battle for Forts Montgomery and Clinton! Reenactors representing units present on the day of the battle will bring to life the dramatic defense of the forts through cannon firings, military drill, camp life and children's activities.
Sat 09 Oct
Colonial Wool Spinning and Dyeing
Saturday, October 9, 2021 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
Discover out how wool was carded and spun in the 18th century. Spin your own sample of knitting wool! Watch a natural dyeing demonstration and learn about the dyeing process from the Handweaver's Guild member and re-enactor Barbara Johns.