Military Through the Ages

Try on medieval armor and more at Jamestown Settlement's 'Military Through the Ages.'
'Military Through the Ages' pass-in-review at Jamestown Settlement.
Try on medieval armor and more at Jamestown Settlement's 'Military Through the Ages.'
Venue
Jamestown Settlement
Address
2110 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Region Hampton Roads
Locality James City
Date(s)/Time:
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - Sunday, March 20, 2016 (9:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Main Number: (757) 253-4838
Toll-Free: (888) 593-4682
Fax: (757) 253-5299
Website www.historyisfun.org

Make ready! Hundreds of re-enactors depicting armed forces from the first century A.D. to modern times will come together on March 19 and 20 for Jamestown Settlement's time-honored "Military Through the Ages" event. This chronological display of military history has been held each year since 1984 at Jamestown Settlement history museum.

Re-enactment groups depicting centuries of military history join forces with modern-day veterans and active units to demonstrate camp life, tactics and weaponry. Weekend programs show how soldiers throughout time were attired and armed, as well as how they were fed and sheltered in times of war. The event also features mock skirmishes, tactical demonstrations, and a variety of military vehicles and equipment.

Highlights include artillery demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday, a children's parade on Saturday and military pass-in-review on Sunday. 


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Admission Fee: $17.00 for adults, $8.00 for ages 6-12. Save with a combination ticket to the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution: $21.25 adults, $10.75 for ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free. Free parking.

Last Updated: 7/29/2015 4:21 PM
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