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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History comes to life at the Museum! This Sunday, meet Living Historians from the Second Continental Light Dragoons, an organization that brings to life the first congressionally authorized cavalry regiment in American history. (In fact, it is still recognized as an active unit in the military today!) These mobile troops are stationed at the Museum…Find out more »
Powder House Day commemorates the events of April 22, 1775, when Captain Benedict Arnold and his foot brigade demanded the keys to New Haven's city powder house, so that they might arm themselves and head down to Massachusetts to join the bloody fray of the American Revolution. Although the people of New Haven had voted…Find out more »
ake 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, Wethersfield Historical Society, the…Find out more »
Bring your family to the Battlefield Saturday or Sunday, June 17-18, 2017, and travel back in time to the 1770s. Two armies will be preparing to do battle. Continental Army soldiers retrained at Valley Forge are itching to show off their new skills, while a British-German-Loyalist Army hopes to crush the rebels and restore good…Find out more »
The Old Home Day Association looks forward to providing East Hampton and surrounding towns with free entertainment and fun for the family! East Hampton's weekend-long Old Home Days Glorious Celebration, this year celebrating its 38th consecutive year. Continuously famous for presenting Middlesex County's largest parade and for hosting the 5K Glorious Gallop road race, Old…Find out more »
The center of town between the old town hall and Route 205 will be transformed, harkening back to a time three centuries before, when the horse was both a man’s car and his tractor and the beautiful historical architecture was brand new. "The Brooklyn Post Office, which will offer an official cancellation of stamps with…Find out more »
The purpose of this event is to promote the history of South Windsor and to raise awareness of the good works of the South Windsor Historical Society, its programs, and activities throughout the year. There are vendors displaying arts and crafts of Colonial days, children’s games and crafts, storytellers, musical groups, wood turning, wood carving,…Find out more »
Join us for Lantern Light Tours. Tickets are sold prior to the event, with remaining tickets at the door. Tickets will also be sold at the door if available – first come, first serve. Event is not recommended for children under age of thirteen. The tour will start and end at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center…Find out more »
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 »