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Annual 18th Century Field Day at Red Bank Battlefield will feature Demonstrations & Reenactments

(National Park, NJ)- Gloucester County will hold its Annual 18th Century Field Day this Sunday, October 23rd from 11 am to 4 pm at Red Bank Battlefield. The event is free and will feature the an open house at the Whitall House with costumed interpreters, a glass blowing demonstration by the Wheaton Village Glass Blowers, tactical reenactments, living history demonstrations, music, games and more.

"Gloucester County is full of rich history and the 18th Century Field Day really captures it and brings it to life," said Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney. "We are very proud to offer this educational and fun programming to our citizens," stated Sweeney.

Freeholder Frank DiMarco, liaison to the Department of Parks, said, "18th Century Field Day is a wonderful tradition and every year we are able to add something new to the day." DiMarco said, "The addition of the Wheaton Village Glass Blowers to Field Day is a perfect fit and I am sure they will delight everyone who attends."

There will be wagon rides available and 18th century toys and games for children throughout the day. 18th Century Field Day will also include: Colonial crafts and sales, living history demonstrations, music by the Piney Hollow Drifters, a food court and interactive displays and demonstrations with the Soldiers and tours of their camp as well as two tactical reenactment events.