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Rabble in Arms

Reenactors aboard Philadelphia II

1812 Reenactment

August 15-16, 2015

Benedict Arnold's Gunboat Comes Alive!
Join the crew of Philadelphia II as we return to the roots of our Rabble in Arms Reenactment. We will explore life aboard a gunboat of the American Revolution and learn about her and her crew's place in the pivotal Battle of Valcour Island of 1776.

Tactical demonstrations each day. Learn about military and camp life, open fire cooking, blacksmithing, and more.

Demonstrations and exhibits will be held on the Museum grounds Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-4 and are included with Museum admission.

All activities will occur on the Museum grounds and waterfront. Participation included with daily Museum admission or annual museum membership.


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Reenactors interested in attending, please contact Kris Jarrett,