1777 Whitemarsh Encampment Reenactment
Festival, Hosted By Friends of Hope Lodge
Took place on Saturday, November 5th, 2022 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Historic Hope Lodge
553 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034
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 surrounding Hope Lodge. Come and experience 18th century life in the Whitemarsh Valley. Reenactors dressed in authentic American and British uniforms will march to the beat of fife and drum and demonstrate the military tactics used during Revolutionary War. Skirmishes on the grounds are scheduled for 11:30 am & 2:30 pm. After the skirmish, come visit a troop encampment where women in colonial dress cook over an open fire and children play colonial games. Children's activities include Colonial Quill and Ink Writing, Toys & Games, Spinning, Kid's muster drill and march. Food Trucks.