- Fort Phoenix Spring Encampment
Fairhaven Village Militia
Revolutionary War Encampment
Saturday & Sunday, May 28 and 29, 2022
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to sunset, Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven, MA
Cannon firing is Saturday evening at 7:45 p.m.
The Fairhaven Village Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies present a two-day historical encampment at Fort Phoenix. Talk to period costumed men and women about the fort’s history and life in the 1770s. See military drilling, flintlock musket and cannon firing demonstrations and see period activities such as tin smithing, leather working, carpentry, sewing, fire starting, and more. At sunset on Saturday, about 6:45 p.m.) the fort’s five large cannons will be fired.
Free admission. Handicap accessible.