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Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend


2024-06-22 10:00 2024-06-22 15:00 America/New_York Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend

The Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend commemorates the June 20, 1780 Battle of Ramsour’s Mill, when Whigs met Tories on a hillside just outside the little town of Lincolnton. The commemoration will take place the weekend of June 22 & 23, 2024 beginning with the laying of wreaths at the resting place of some 70 unknown in a grave near Battleground Elementary School. In between, hearth cooking demonstrations by the Lincoln County Hearth Cooks, reenactments and weapons demonstrations, a militia encampment, tours, heritage demonstrations, and period crafts. Suitable for all ages, and FREE.   For now, only the 2024 date is set. Details have yet to be determined. If you would like to participate, contact us at LincolnCountyHistoryNC@gmail.com for a data sheet or download here. More information to follow. Friday, June 21 • Ghost Walk, Tours approximately every 15 minutes from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Battleground near the Lincolnton High School football stadium. Park and enter via the practice field. Immerse yourself in the story of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill through the voices of the people who lived it. Tickets are $10 (6 and under free) and available in advance at thunderovercarolina.com or at the gate. Hosted by Thunder Over Carolina, Inc. Saturday, June 22 • Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend. Revolutionary War encampment, demonstrations, vendors, hearth cooking demonstrations by the Lincoln County Hearth Cooks, battlefield tours. 10 until 5 on Saturday and 10 until 2 on Sunday. All activities located in and around the Christian Reinhardt cabin on Jeb Seagle Drive near the Lincolnton High School stadium. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Association. • Wreathlaying Ceremony at the mass gravesite on the hill overlooking Battleground Elementary School, 10 a.m. Parking in the practice field adjacent to the LHS football stadium on Jeb Seagle Road. Hosted by the Catawba Valley Sons of the American Revolution. • Battlefield tours led by Bill Anderson at 2:15 and 5. Meet at the cabin. • Ghost Walk, Tours approximately every 15 minutes from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Battleground near the Lincolnton High School football stadium. Park and enter via the practice field. Immerse yourself in the story of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill through the voices of the people who lived it. Tickets are $10 (6 and under free) and available in advance at thunderovercarolina.com or at the gate. Hosted by Thunder Over Carolina, Inc. Sunday, June 23 • Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend. 10 until 2 on Sunday. Revolutionary War encampment, demonstrations, vendors, hearth cooking demonstrations by the Lincoln County Hearth Cooks, battlefield tours. All activities located in and around the Christian Reinhardt cabin on Jeb Seagle Drive near the Lincolnton High School stadium. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Association. • Brief history, Colonial Church Service next to the Christian Reinhardt cabin, 10 a.m. • Battlefield tour led by Bill Anderson at 11 a.m. Meet at the cabin. • Camp closes, 3 p.m. HOW TO GET THERE: Activities will be staged in and around the Christian Reinhardt cabin behind Battleground […]

The Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend commemorates the June 20, 1780 Battle of Ramsour’s Mill, when Whigs met Tories on a hillside just outside the little town of Lincolnton.

The commemoration will take place the weekend of June 22 & 23, 2024 beginning with the laying of wreaths at the resting place of some 70 unknown in a grave near Battleground Elementary School.

In between, hearth cooking demonstrations by the Lincoln County Hearth Cooks, reenactments and weapons demonstrations, a militia encampment, tours, heritage demonstrations, and period crafts.

Suitable for all ages, and FREE.

 

Event Schedule

For now, only the 2024 date is set. Details have yet to be determined. If you would like to participate, contact us at LincolnCountyHistoryNC@gmail.com for a data sheet or download here. More information to follow.

Friday, June 21

• Ghost Walk, Tours approximately every 15 minutes from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Battleground near the Lincolnton High School football stadium. Park and enter via the practice field. Immerse yourself in the story of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill through the voices of the people who lived it. Tickets are $10 (6 and under free) and available in advance at thunderovercarolina.com or at the gate. Hosted by Thunder Over Carolina, Inc.

Saturday, June 22

• Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend. Revolutionary War encampment, demonstrations, vendors, hearth cooking demonstrations by the Lincoln County Hearth Cooks, battlefield tours. 10 until 5 on Saturday and 10 until 2 on Sunday. All activities located in and around the Christian Reinhardt cabin on Jeb Seagle Drive near the Lincolnton High School stadium. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Association.

• Wreathlaying Ceremony at the mass gravesite on the hill overlooking Battleground Elementary School, 10 a.m. Parking in the practice field adjacent to the LHS football stadium on Jeb Seagle Road. Hosted by the Catawba Valley Sons of the American Revolution.

• Battlefield tours led by Bill Anderson at 2:15 and 5. Meet at the cabin.

• Ghost Walk, Tours approximately every 15 minutes from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Battleground near the Lincolnton High School football stadium. Park and enter via the practice field. Immerse yourself in the story of the Battle of Ramsour’s Mill through the voices of the people who lived it. Tickets are $10 (6 and under free) and available in advance at thunderovercarolina.com or at the gate. Hosted by Thunder Over Carolina, Inc.

Sunday, June 23

• Battle of Ramsour’s Mill Living History Weekend. 10 until 2 on Sunday. Revolutionary War encampment, demonstrations, vendors, hearth cooking demonstrations by the Lincoln County Hearth Cooks, battlefield tours. All activities located in and around the Christian Reinhardt cabin on Jeb Seagle Drive near the Lincolnton High School stadium. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Lincoln County Historical Association.

• Brief history, Colonial Church Service next to the Christian Reinhardt cabin, 10 a.m.

• Battlefield tour led by Bill Anderson at 11 a.m. Meet at the cabin.

• Camp closes, 3 p.m.

Location

HOW TO GET THERE: Activities will be staged in and around the Christian Reinhardt cabin behind Battleground Elementary School and near the Lincolnton High School Football Stadium. Come to Lincolnton High School and follow the signs to the festival site and free parking.