Please refer back to this page throughout the year as some event dates can change. This calendar represents the official schedule of the Second Continental Light Dragoons. Additionally, while the unit calendar is decided in the beginning of the year, some events may be added to the schedule mid season.

All events are open to the general public unless otherwise noted. For more information, please see event details where links are provided.

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March 2019

Unit Spring Drill

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Light Horse Farm Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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April 2019

Unit Drill

April 13
Light Horse Farm Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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Burning of Danbury 240th

April 27
Danbury Danbury, CT United States + Google Map

When General George Washington ordered that Danbury serve as a supply depot for the Continental army in early 1777, he based his decision on the town’s importance as a regional trading and manufacturing center, served by several major roads. Protecting the army’s supplies was a militia regiment of 100 men under Colonel Jedediah Huntington and a militia…

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May 2019

Powder House Day

May 4 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
New Haven Green, 165 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Join the Second Company Governor's Foot Guard after their ceremony at City Hall where they will march back to the original site where Benedict Arnold demanded the keys to the Powder House at the old Beers Tavern, now Ordinary (old Richters). The Foot Guard will be handing over documents to the bar owners as part…

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Wethersfield Heritage Weekend

May 25
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109 United States
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Take a step back in time with the Town of Wethersfield at the annual Heritage Weekend. Wethersfield Historical Society will take part in the celebration of Wethersfield’s rich history and culture as part of the Town of Wethersfield’s Heritage Weekend, a collaborative event celebrating Memorial Day with the Town of Wethersfield

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Memorial Day Parade

May 27
Colchester Colchester, CT United States + Google Map
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June 2019

Wallingford Grand Master Day Parade

June 8
Wallingford Wallingford, CT United States + Google Map
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July 2019

Groton July 4th Parade

July 4
Groton Groton, CT United States + Google Map
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240th Battle of Norwalk and at Westport  Greensfarms

July 13

The Battle of Norwalk (also known as the Battle of West Rocks or Battle of the Rocks) was a series of skirmishes between the Thirteen Coloniesand Great Britain during the American Revolutionary War. The attack was one part of a series of raids on coastal Connecticut towns collectively known as Tryon's raid. The battle was fought in Norwalk, Connecticut on July 12, 1779. 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot of…

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September 2019

Bedford 240th

September 7
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