An example of a bush hut

Retreat to Green Spring - 235th Anniversary Special Event

July 9 - 10, 2016, 9am - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Historic Green Spring
Parking available at Jamestown High School and the Park Service Visitor Center on Jamestowne Island
Williamsburg, VA 23185
United States

Admission

  • General admission: $Free

Reenactment of American troops' 1781 retreat and encampment at Green Spring Plantation after the Battle of Green Spring.

On Saturday, reenactors will march to Historic Green Spring and set up a field camp. Living history programming both days will include artillery and musket demonstrations, a field hospital, and soldiers' camp life.

Events are open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. No parking on the site; shuttle buses leave from Jamestown High School and the Park Service Visitor Center on Jamestowne Island. Free.

For more information on the history of Green Spring, please visit the Friends of Green Spring website.

Sponsored by Colonial National Historical Park and the Friends of Green Spring.