Jan 26, 2015

Don't miss the Action!

Are you ready for a new year of exciting action - living history, battle reenactments, and encampments. Last year we reenacted the historic 6th Regiment USCI's  greatest battle, New Market Heights.  On April 11th, we will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's culminating event, the Confederate Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia.

Three Centuries of African American Soldiers
Black History month is around the corner and once again The Old Barracks Museum will host hold our signature BHM event, Three Centuries of African-American Soldiers. Fully uniformed reenactors portray black soldiers and sailors from the formative years of our country to 2oth century conflicts, with exhibits of artifacts, weapons, photos. a presentation is given by a notable author.

This year there will feature a larger display commemorating the WWI Centennial.
The Red Hand

Add a touch of authenticity to your Black History Month event with an appearance by Reenactors, as presenters, colors guard, exhibitors. 

Contact us for more information.

Jan 1, 2015

First Rhode Island at the Battle of Trenton Reenactment
The First Rhode Island Regiment turned out in strength at for the 2014 Battle of Trenton reenactments. Members formed up as the 14th Continental for the 2nd Battle of Trenton, Comanded by Lt. Frank Lyon, 2nd Company Glover's Marblehead Regiment who portrayed General John Glover. Leon Brooks and Algernon Ward, also Marbleheaders, dressed as sailors. 1st Rhode Island  had seven new re-enactors who we had to dress with what ever uniforms we had or borrowed, so they  were dressed as New Jersey regulars, or militia.