Celebrate the adoption of the Articles of Confederation with us! Adults and families can participate in hands-on activities and enjoy a live interpretation extravaganza that help us understand the importance of the Articles in American history and learn about York’s Revolutionary past!
- An original copy of Articles of Confederation will be on display until 1:30 PM
- Learn about the life of a Revolutionary Soldier
- .918 Club Printing Press demonstrations
- Meet members of the Second Continental Congress
- Meet Private Edward “Ned” Hector, most noted for his heroism at the Battle of Brandywine, and stands as exemplary amongst Free Black Men who fought for American Independence.
- Colonial Games
- Replicate an American Flag
- Embark on a scavenger hunt
- Tables of local community partners
- And more!
- Young George Washington and the Articles of Confederation – 10:30 am
- Performance by the Central York Middle School Fife and Drum Corps- 12 pm
- Firing Demonstrations from the Chesapeake Independent Blues – 12:30 pm
- Revolutionary War walking tours in collaboration with St. John Episcopal Church- 11 am and 1 pm
- Story Time- 12:45, and 1:45
- Benjamin Franklin, and the importance of the Articles – 1:30 pm
- Articles of Confederation play presented by the York County Bar Association and York County Bar Foundation- 2pm
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Location: Colonial Complex 157 West Market Street York, PA 17401
Parking available in surface lot via Philadelphia and Pershing Ave.