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Brigade Napoleon event at Old Bedford Village

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Dates:

Sept 4 to Sept 6 2015

 

Last Update:

August 8 2014

 

Location:

 

Old Bedford Village

220 Sawblade Rd.

Bedford, Pa. 15522

 

Type of Event:

Tactical and encampment, with scenarios  and an evening dance.

 

Who is invited:

Any Napoleonic era unit portraying the period from 1793 to 1815. War of 1812 British units are welcome to attend.

 

Cavalry Friendly?

Horses are allowed, any mounts should be coordinated with the French Cavalry, and rental horses are available. Please contact Josˇ Torres-Ramirez if you need a rental horse. Refer to Josˇ with any questions regarding the handling of horses at this event.

 

Family Friendly?

Civilian impressions (Men, Women, and Children) are most welcome.

 

Description:

There will be tactical events on Sat. and Sun. and re-enactor and civilian impressions are encouraged to engage with the public. Schedule will be added as soon as it becomes available.

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Food:

Each unit should plan on cooking their own food.

 

The WIDOW BLACK COFFEEHOUSE will serve coffee (all day starting at 7am) free to reenators but donations are welcome.

Breakfast & lunch are also available for up to 10 reenactors (starting at 7am for breakfast & ~noon for lunch) suggested donation is $3 per meal or $5 for both. Any interested parties need to see CHOLE BLACK at the coffeehouse Friday evening or early Saturday morning to have their payments taken & their names entered into our ledger book for the weekend.

The COFFEEHOUSE will also be open Saturday night for period games, gambling, and comraderie.  BYOB

 

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Accommodations:

All re-enactors will be housed in houses within the village of Old Bedford. If any special accommodations are needed, or a unit is opting for tents, please contact Ken Hall in advance.  There are also several motels located nearby.

 

Straw, Water, Wood:

Water for horses is available. Modern bathrooms are on-site for re-enactors.

 

Weapons, Powder, etc.:

Re-enactors must provide their own cartridges. A supply of 30 to 40 cartridges per man should be enough for the weekend.  If you are coming by airplane, please arrange for us to prepare the cartridges for you.

Sabres maybe crossed w/ prior choreography.

 

Entertainment:

Period musical instruments are most welcome. We are planning to hold a dance on Saturday night..

 

Special Preparations:

 

 

Closest Airport:

Philadelphia PA (PHL) or Pittsburgh PA (PIT)

http://www.phl.org/

http://www.pitairport.com/

Fees or Stipends:

There is no fee to attend, nor are any stipends available.  The only costs will be for your food and black powder.

 

Contact Info:

 

Ken Hall   or   Iain  Burns

 

Khall1207@neo.rr.com 

 

  iain51hdbw@msn.com