HM Sloop Otter Inc

2019 Schedule of Events

2019 Schedule of Events
* denotes full effort event; every member is urged to attend if possible

"C" denotes "Company" event; if someone would like to attend they may with officer's board permission


- March 30, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm: “A Post Such as Portsmouth” Living History, Courthouse, Portsmouth

- April 27, 10 am to 5 pm: Battle of Osborn’s Landing, Henricus Historic Park, Chester (boat)

- May 4, 9 am to 5 pm: “School of the Mariner” Living History, Hoffler Creek, Portsmouth (boat)

- June 1-June 2: Battle of Ocracoke/Blackbeard Festival, Mill Point Park, Hampton (boat)

- September 21-22: “Publick Days” Living History, Henricus Historic Park, Chester (boat)

-January 4, 2020, 9 am to 4 pm: Arnold’s Raid on Richmond, St. John’s Church, Richmond


Fort Norfolk Garrison & Frigate Constellation, 1812-1815

- March 16-17: “Military Through the Ages” Living History, Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown (boat)

- May 25, 9 am to 3 pm: “Soldiers and Sailors of Norfolk County,” Living History, 1846 Courthouse, Portsmouth

- June 22, 9 am to 5 pm: Battle of Craney Island, Fort Norfolk, Norfolk

- August 3-4: “Fort Boykin War of 1812 Weekend, Living History,” Fort Boykin, Smithfield (boat)

- August 31-September 1: Battle of Fort Niagara, Youngstown, New York

- October 12, 10 am to 4 pm: “Town and Country Days,” Living History, Smithfield


Isle of Wight County Militia

-*None scheduled

Auxiliary Events

- April 13-14: “Road to Yorktown,” Living History, Historic Halifax, Halifax, North Carolina

- July 6-7: Battle of Green Spring, Surry

- July 12-14: “Jane Austen Festival,” Living History, Louisville, Kentucky

- September 28-29: “Before the Siege,” Living History, Yorktown

- December 7, 9 am to 5 pm: Battle of Great Bridge, Chesapeake

- December 31, 4 pm to 6 pm: “Olde Towne Scottish Walk,” Living History, Portsmouth


Historical Impressions

HM Sloop Otter sailor - Royal Navy Sailor during the American Revolutionary War.

Isle of Wight County Militia - a militiaman from southeastern Virginia during the American Revolution

Fort Norfolk Garrison, 1812 - 1815 - A soldier in the 20th U.S. Regiment, or a militiaman in the 2nd Virginia Regiment of Militia, or a sailor from the USS Constellation.

Members can be involved in all of these impressions or just one of them.

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