Monday, September 30, 2013

Brigade of the American Revolution

Part of the Cleveland Metroparks Fall Fest in Brecksville was a War of American Independence historical re-enactment. In addition, civilian trades and pastimes were demonstrated. A very friendly family welcoming atmosphere was through out. Mini lessons of XVIIIth life and technology were described.
Hessian Jaegers in forest green
23rd Regiment of Foot, Welsh Fusiliers
(left to right) American drummer explaining the use of a cat-o-nine-tails, British major, second American drummer, German (hunting) horn musician
reproduction of a German flintlock large caliber hunting rifle
Eighth Regiment of Pennsylvania guarding Pittsburgh and the western frontier.
These re-enactors of American, British, and Hessian soldiers march together for the audience.
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