This year marks the 240th anniversary of the Philadelphia Campaign. Battle of Short Hills in Clark Township, NJ. June 24-25. Battle of Brandywine at Sandy Hollow. Birmingham Township, PA. September 16-17. Battle of Germantown. Cliveden House. October 7 Fight for the Jerseys. Washington Crossing State Park, NJ. Oct 14-15. Hope Lodge Encampment. Nov 3-4. 240th Anniversary […]
At Peter Wentz Farmstead. Devilishly cold day because of the wind but there were coffee and donuts provided by the site in the main office building. GOOD NEWS. Well attended event — 1st Continentals, The German Regiment, 11th PA, 6th PA and the Jaeger corps. Note to the site organizers about the website directions — […]
May 17 and 18th was the Mid-Atlantic Regional event, Sandy Hollow. Everyone in the PANavy had a great time! The weather was perfect, the logistics were well done, and it was a well run tactical. The sheer number of public spectators was something I have not seen in some time. Which is what this is […]
The Sandy Hollow event is coming up fast. Only a week away! Hundreds of reenactments are held every year. Very few, if any, occur on the actual site of the battle. Except this one. This will be on the hallowed ground of the 1777 fighting of the Battle of Brandywine. Brandywine Battlefield holds a particular spot […]
Battle of Germantown. October 5th. Tacticals at noon and 3 p.m. Hope Lodge. November 2-3rd. Fort Mifflin. November 9-10th!
Beautiful day at the Peter Wentz Farmstead. Hats off to the 6th PA for a good event. We will definitely be back next year. Attendees the 6th PA, the 11th PA, the 1st Delaware, Trevitt’s Marines, and of course the PSN. Drilling a la 1764, tomahawk throwing, bayonet practice and a special tour of the […]
This weekend was the 235th anniversary of the Siege of Fort Mifflin. Really excellent turnout from the reenacting community. Glad to see that. The PSN brigaded with the Continental Marines as a Naval Brigade. It was really refreshing to work with another naval unit and a great change of pace to be part of the […]
So why would PSN personnel be at the Battle of Princeton? Some fast facts: Marines from the galley Hancock were incorporated into the Second Battalion of the Pennsylvania Militia under Cadawalader. Approximately 60 marines from the floating batteries Arnold and Putnam were fielded under the command of Captain William Brown. Seamen familiar with the handling […]