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Revolutionary history on display

Re-enactors from the 4th Connecticut Regiment will be at Washington’s Headquarters in Newburgh from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 3, to perform musket drills, military demonstrations, and answer questions about a soldier’s life in the Continental army. (The site will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Master blacksmiths will forge nails and hooks at Fort Montgomery on June 3. (Image provided)

At the Fort Montgomery Historic Site in Fort Montgomery, demonstrations of Revolutionary-era blacksmithing will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 3. Master blacksmiths will forge nails and hooks and explain the role of the craft in the war effort.

Fort Montgomery will also host a program on Saturday, June 10, at 8:30 a.m. on “birding by ear” in which field biologist Kirstie Fanning will explain how to identify common birds by their calls.


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