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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The Gov. Samuel Huntington Trust will bring national history home when it hosts George Washington portrayer actor Dean Malissa, at the Huntington Homestead. This event will showcase Washington and his relationship with Declaration of Independence signer Samuel Huntington. The “American identity” will be explored through dialogue with a cadre of re-enactors, historic pageantry from CT’s…Find out more »
In honor of the anniversary of the Raid on Danbury, the 2nd Continental Light Dragoons will be re-enacting at the museum on April 27th from 10am to 4pm. Our Historic Buildings will all be open and there will be multiple interpreters showcasing a different aspect of Colonial era life.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 WethersfieldFind out more »
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…Find out more »