Trailside Museum and Cultural Center and Fort Clinton

Date: October 8, 2006

See the American Revolution Come Alive
Families Welcome

When: Sunday October 8
Where: Trailside Museum and Cultural Center, 9W, just south of the Bear Mountain Bridge Contact Hours: 5
Cost: $25 (for professional development only)
Click here for Registration Form



  • 10:00 AM – Tour of the zoo with particular attention to how the animals that are here related to NY history and the ecology of the Hudson River Valley
  • 11:00 AM – Tour and history of Fort Clinton 12:00 Demonstration Revolutionary War Weaponry
  • 12:30 PM – Lunch: bring your own, picnic tables available
  • 1:00 PM – Revolutionary War Military Clothing
  • 1:30 PM – Flint Knapping Demonstration
  • 2:00 PM – Revolutionary War Soldier Life (and possibly fire making with
    flint and steel)
  • 2:30 PM – Revolutionary War Cooking and Food
  • 3:00 PM – Sign the loyalty oath that was signed by patriots


This program may be combined with other IHARE programs

For further information contact Dr. Peter Feinman at the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education at 914-939-9071 or email us at: