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The Bristol Expedition at the Coggeshall Farm Museum

August 18 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until August 18, 2024

Coggeshall Farm Museum and Capt. Tew’s Company (2nd Rhode Island Regiment) happily present “The Bristol expedition,” August 17-18, 2024 at Coggeshall Farm in Bristol, RI. (For GPS use “Coggeshall Farm Museum.”) This will be a weekend-long living history program focused on Rhode Island in 1778 during the British Occupation of the Colony/State. The event will be interpreting the life of Troops and Followers on campaign during the American Revolution. The weekend will include multiple tactical demonstrations, lectures, a fashion show, artillery demonstrations, and domestic life during the American Revolution era.

Featuring Reenactors from:

Peter’s Corps
King’s Rangers
9th Regiment of Foot
Claus’ Rangers
Lexington Training Band
1st Regiment of Foot Guards
13th Continental
4th Kings Own Regiment of Foot
17th Regiment
Col Bailey’s 2nd MA Regiment
3rd Massachusetts
HM 24th Regiment of Foot
Knox’s Regiment of Artillery

Reenactment Weekend is included with standard daytime admission ($10 for adults, $5 for youth ages 4-17) or with Coggeshall Farm Museum membership or Old Sturbridge Village membership. Due to the anticipated popularity of this program, both members and the general public are encouraged to reserve their tickets in advance.


Purchase/reserve tickets for Saturday, August 17th

Purchase /reserve tickets for Sunday, August 18th


August 18
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Coggeshall Farm Museum
1 Colt Dr.
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