Reenactment of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse to be held on March 17-18
GREENSBORO, NC -- (March 5, 2012) -- On the weekend of March 17-18, Country Park will host the 231st Anniversary Commemoration of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse from 9 am-5 pm. Admission is free of charge! Re-enactors will set-up military encampments at Country Park, Tannenbaum Historic Park and Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, demonstrating the lives of 18th century Revolutionary War soldiers. The battle will be re-enacted at 2 pm daily at Country Park on a portion of the land where the actual battle took place in 1781.
Spectators are asked to park at Jaycee Park, 3110 Forest Lawn Dr., off Pisgah Church Rd. Due to noise of cannons and musket fire, please do not bring dogs to this event. For more information, call the Country Park office at 336-373-3648.
To learn more about the year-round programs and facilities of the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department, please call 336-373-2574 or visit online at www.greensboro-nc.gov/leisure. Greensboro Parks & Recreation is nationally-accredited and a three-time winner of the National Gold Medal Award for excellence in park and recreation management.
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