Nathan Hale Ancient 
Fifes and Drums

Hale At the Homestead


Colonial Encampment and Muster 


July 23rd & 24th 2016

Nathan Hale Homestead 

Coventry, CT


At the historic grounds of  the Nathan Hale Homestead,     walk through the Revolutionary War Camps Colonial & British Soldiers

Walk through a colonial militia camp and experience the sights, sounds and smells of colonial living. Reenactors will engage visitors in activities throughout the weekend. Kids will be invited to participate in colonial games, visitors will have the chance to roll musket cartridges or dip candles. As you walk through camp, the aroma of the campfire will fill the grounds as the camp followers cook over the fire. The sounds of the cannon and musket fire will echo through the town as there is a skirmish between the American soldiers and the British. Artificers will fill the colonial camp as they demonstrate their colonial skills and discuss camp life in the eighteenth century. Besides the military activity, fife and drum corps from throughout the country will ascend on the muster field Sunday July 24th to play their selected stand piece. 

Saturday July 23, 2016
10:00 - 4:00
10:00 Morning Gun (camp opens)
10:00 Cannon & musket         demonstration
11:00 Kids Recruit Drill
12:30 18th Century Fashion
1:00  Horse Demo
2:00  BATTLE
3:00  Historical Music
4:00 Camp Closes 



Sunday July 24, 2016
11:00 - 4:00

11:00  Morning Gun (camp opens)
12:30 Parade - Immediately followed by a showcase of fife and drum music
4:00 Camp Closes