Thursday, June 19, 2014

French and Indian War at the Colonial Plantation

Sad that the Toll House Tavern in Norwood burned to the ground last week. This a picture of the toll house c. 1920. Chester Pike was a toll road till June of 1921

Colonial Plantation


Ridley Creek State Park

French & Indian War Camp & Skirmish
Saturday, June 21st 11 AM - 5 PM, last entry at 4 PM
It's the French and British fighting for control of the frontier. Watch the local militia, led by a Rodger's Ranger, discover a French raiding party and witness the skirmish, which follows. Visit the French and British campsites. Talk to the soldiers about their uniforms, weapons and strategy for fighting in the wilderness of the frontier.
There will also be cooking, woodworking and other everyday activities of the colonial time period. Refreshments and souvenirs may be purchased. 
Visit the event page for a schedule of events. Admission: $10 for adults, $8 for children & seniors. CPP Members and children under 4 are free. 

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