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Mohawk River Living History Weekend

Travel back to the 1700s with us! The Brigade of the American Revolution will take over Mabee Farm Historic Site for the weekend, presenting an expansive immersion event focused on the 18th century, including life along the Mohawk River and throughout the Mohawk Valley (Erie Canal) The encampment will feature workshops and demonstrations that explore daily life in the colonial era, recreating the difficulties and joys experienced by those alive in the 1700s. We'll delve into everything from navigating waterways, to wooden boats, to colonial education and medicine to, of course, colonial vices! Join us for lively weekend displaying 18th century life in all its facets. We hope that the weekend encampment will spur you to explore a different side of history, and explore the riches of the Mohawk River! Admission is $15/car for the weekend.  For the full schedule of events please visit Saturday 5/6: 10am - 4pm Sunday 5/7: 1oam - 3pm