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Sat 23 Sep
CANCELLED: Spencer’s Additional Regiment Encampment
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site

Due to the forecasted heavy day long rains on Saturday, September 23rd, 2023 our event with Spencer's Additional Regiment has been postponed until next year.
Sat 30 Sep
18th Century Living Crafts
Saturday, September 30, 2023 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
Flax Breaking & Spinning: Barbara Johns will demonstrate spinning as done in the 18th century. From flax breaking to drop spindles and spinning wheels, Barbara will explain how these spun fibers turned into sheets of cloth for clothing. Basket Weaving: Join Sharon Morrison to learn how to weave a basket – an everyday item used during the American Revolution. Take your basket home too! No reservations required - this event has ongoing demonstrations and the opportunity to try your hand at these lost arts.
Sat 21 Oct
2nd New York Regiment Encampment
Saturday, October 21, 2023 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
The 2nd New York Regiment recreates the unit as they appeared in 1775. Camp life and day-to-day military activities will be on display, and the public can engage with the 2nd New York while they provide demonstrations. Learn about the lives of the soldiers during the early years of the war, including the unit's involvement in Canada in 1775.
Sat 21 Oct
Lecture: Richard Butler – A Life of Military Service
Saturday, October 21, 2023 02:00 PM
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
This illustrated lecture by a site interpreter tells the story of one of the officers General Anthony Wayne relied on during the Battle of Stony Point. He entrusted Pennsylvanian Colonel Richard Butler to lead the northern column during the assault. Learn more about one of the men who bravely fought here during the War for Independence. Seating is limited, please call 845-786-2521 for a reservation.