February 22nd 2014
10th U.S. Infantry Regiment Winter Muster
Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa St , Raleigh , N.C.
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Come out to Mordecai Historic Park to experience life as a soldier first hand. Reenactors will be on site from 10am-3pm. For more information, visit the Mordecai Historic Park page.
March 29th 2014
Gen/ Dr Calvin Jones Home
Grand Militia Muster & Ball
Dr. Calvin Jones House & Museum, 414 N.Main St , Wake Forest N.C.
10:00 am - 4:30 pm Militia Demonstrations
6:30 – 10:30 Ball
See militia musters, living historians in period uniforms! For more information, visit the Calvin Jones House website: http://wakeforestmuseum.org/2013/07/23/calvin-jones/
DIVISION OF STATE HISTORIC SITES AND PROPERTIES
WAR OF 1812 BICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
October 9-Lecture: “The Iredell Family and the War of 1812,” including displays, Historic Edenton
“Fayetteville and Cumberland County in the War of 1812″
Dates: May 1, 2012 – January 31, 2015
Times: Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
In commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812, visitors are invited to experience “Fayetteville and Cumberland County in the War of 1812.” This exhibit highlights the military, political, and social history of the era. National events such as the inspiration for our National Anthem, the burning of the White House, and Battle of New Orleans will set the stage for events affecting North Carolina. Learn about the state’s defensive measures and the British invasion along our coast. Explore the weapons and tactics of Napoleonic warfare and gain a greater understanding of the war’s impact on the home front in Fayetteville and the surrounding area.
For additional information please call the museum at (910) 433-1457, 433-1458, or 433-1944 or visit their website.