2015-05-06 / News

Henricus to host Military Appreciation Weekend

Henricus Historical Park will host a Colonial Militia and U.S. Military Appreciation Weekend on May 16-17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Presentations of 17th-century military training, including musket and cannon firing, will be featured. Historical interpreters will demonstrate how military tactics evolved through the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Powhatan Indian interpreters will also demonstrate how native tactics and weaponry adapted against the colonists.

Free admission will be offered all weekend to active and retired military members and their immediate families. For more information, visit

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