Since 1982, Hope Lodge has held re-enactments to commemorate the time from November 2 to December 11, 1777 when General George Washington and the Continental Army encamped in the Whitemarsh Hills.
36th Annual Encampment Re-Enactment
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10 AM to 4 PM. Schedule and appearances subject to change.
- Revolutionary War skirmishes at 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
- Textile and Dyeing Demonstrations (presented by Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation)
- Papermaking Activity (presented by Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation)
- Lecture & book signing at 10:30 am by Jeffrey Finegan, Sr. author of the I Knew George Washington series.
- Children's Muster Drill at 12:45 pm
- Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations
- Tours of Hope Lodge Mansion
- Scavenger Hunt and Children's Activities
- Bake Sale to benefit The Friends of Hope Lodge
- Catering by Tonellis of Lafayette Hill
STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES TO BE ANNOUNCED!
1777 Whitemarsh Encampment
- 553 S Bethlehem Pk
- Fort Washington, PA 19034
- Hope Lodge