Men grab your three-point hat, women your bodice. It’s time for the Fort Freeland Heritage Days.
This festival is the premier display for journeyman and master craftsmen training under through the Warrior Run apprenticeship. There are over sixty daily demonstrations, to observe, covering a wide range of skills. Visitors can learn about cigar making, gun smiting, and tin smiting, frakturing, cross stitching and tatting, rug weaving,– to name only a few!
Immerse yourself into the world of Colonial America with traditional foods and displays from master craftsmen. Witness traditional hearth cooking and visit an apothecary. Enjoy exhibits and lectures and the time-period dress.
In the spirit of historical preservation, a colonial sermon is read at the old Warrior Run Church on Sunday morning. Both Saturday and Sunday watch the Fort Freeland Company of Independent Riflemen reenact the Battle of Fort Freeland. There is also a Civil War encampment and a Native American Village.
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