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Daniel Boone Homestead

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When:
July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 all-day
2017-07-17T00:00:00-04:00
2017-07-22T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
400 Daniel Boone Rd
Birdsboro, PA 19508
USA

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See website for events and updates:

http://www.danielboonehomestead.org/calendar.html

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July:
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7/8 Presentation: 18th Century Law 2 pm

Meet an 18th Century county lawyer

and see some period law books and forms.

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7/12 Sawmill Demonstration
7/17-7/21 History Day Camp    

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Pre-Registration is required
7/19 Sawmill Demonstration
7/26 Sawmill Demonstration
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August:
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8/2 Sawmill Demonstration
8/5 Presentation: Colonial Games & Gambling 2 pm

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Learn about and try your luck at some early

American games, including cards,

hazard, draughts, dice and backgammon.

Play for peanuts.
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8/9 Sawmill Demonstration
8/16 Sawmill Demonstration
8/23 Sawmill Demonstration
8/30 Sawmill Demonstration
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September:
9/2 Presentation: Life in Washington’s Army 2 pm

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A Revolutionary War re-enactor will discuss

the life and progress of a soldier

of the American Army during the Revolution.

Arms, equipment, personal  items,

uniforms, and clothing of a continental soldier

serving under General Washington

will be displayed and demonstrated.
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9/21 – 9/23 Oley Fair

Stop by and visit the Homestead’s table at the 70th Annual Oley Fair!

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9/30 Heritage Day 10 am-4 pm

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Step back in time and see history come alive

with costumed reenactors and

living history activities
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October:
10/21 Presentation: British Army during the Revolution – 2pm –

A reenactor will discuss,

using period arms and equipment,

the tactics and training of the

18th Century British Army in America.

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10/28 Trick or Treating at the Homestead 10 am-4pm

Come out for a safe Trick & Treat at the Homestead!
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November:
11/4 Boone’s Birthday 2 pm

Enjoy birthday cake

and learn about the site’s most famous inhabitant,

Daniel Boone!
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11/5 Fall Lecture I (TBA)
11/19 Fall Lecture II (TBA)
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December:
12/8 & 12/9 Christkindlmarket 4-9 pm

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Back by popular demand! Come out and get into the Christmas spirit! We will be working with the Hay Creek Valley Historical Association again this year, and will be selling combination tickets for $10.00. Ridgewood Winery will be joining us this year, as well as crafters and demonstrations in the house. Cost –  $10.00 for combo ticket, or $7.00 for adults. Children 12 and under are free.

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4/15/2017 Sunday 2 P.M.:

French & Indian War, Part I

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A French and Indian War re-enactor

will discuss how the war affected

the Oley Valley [Berks Co Pa – where Reading PA is]

and its residents, including Daniel Boone.

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Period arms, uniforms and equipment

will be displayed and discussed.

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Winchester VA and

surrounding Frederick Co VA?

What is their connection to Daniel Boone?


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1. Daniel Boone married Rebecca from Frederick Co VA.

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2. Daniel Boone was a wagoner helping on the Braddock Expedition

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3. Daniel Boone’s distant cousin maybe? Daniel Morgan.

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