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Revolutionary War reenactment this weekend at Warner Hall

It has been 238 years since Gloucester County was under the threat of invasion from the forces of the British Crown landing at Gloucester Point. While the guns have long been silent, living historians and reenactors will give people the chance to “Relive the Eve of the Siege.”

The event will take place Saturday and Sunday at Warner Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge as reenactors from Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina come together for the event to “take a stand in Gloucester to stop and push back the British,” a press release noted.

“Marauding British soldiers were taking the property of private Gloucester citizens,” said Gloucester Historical Society president and Virginia militia reenactor Warren Deal. “Virginia militia and French forces are taking up positions in Gloucester to counter British intentions.”

In addition to infantry, cannons and cavalry are registered to attend the battle that begins at 1:30 p.m. ...

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