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Rabble in Arms - War of 1812

Attack on Fort Cassin

Reenactors aboard Philadelphia II

Coffins of the Brave, by Kevin Crisman
Join author and nautical archaeologist
Kevin Crisman for his Saturday talk,
and get your copy of his book signed!
Can't make it? Buy the book online.

1812 Reenactment

August 16-17, 2014

History comes alive at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum as historical re-enactors in traditional boats on LCMM’s North Harbor recreate the 1814 British attack on Fort Cassin. Join sailors, soldiers, and camp followers as they commemorate the 200th Anniversary of this important engagement during the final year of the War of 1812.

Enjoy demonstrations of maritime skills, presentations of firearms, boat maneuvers, open air cooking, blacksmithing, and more. Battle reenactment at 1 pm each day. Featured exhibit 1812 - Star Spangled Nation, from American Society of Marine Artists on view.

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.

A very special Thank You
to all of our reenactors, boat crews, and gun crews
without whom we would not be able to hold this event!