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.
240th Battle of Norwalk and at Westport Greensfarms
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 Great Britain commanded by Major General William Tryon arrived on July 10, 1779. They marched in a two pronged attack on both sides of the Norwalk River. They followed a path along what is today East and West Avenues burning everything along the way. Only six houses within the business district at Head of River were spared.