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Colonial Day at Odell House
Ridge Road Park, Hartsdale NY 10530
Pavillion One, 287 Ridge Rd.
Hartsdale, NY 10530
Region: Lower Hudson
- September 18, 2021, 12:00PM, Closes at 5:00. Schedule will be posted
DetailsEvent Type Fairs and Festivals Description Colonial Day will introduce the community to the events that occurred at Odell House during the American Revolution and the French American Encampment of 1781. We will present the plans for the museum to be created in Odell House and talk about the life of the family that lived in the house for 235 years. There will be re-enactors, games for children and militia drills. There will be a guided walk along the Rochambeau Ramble, led by George Washington, that leads from Odell House to Ridge Rd. Park. This is the same path travelled by George Washington and General Rochambeau during the 6 weeks from July 6 to August 18, 1781 when Rochambeau used Odell House as his headquarters. Sponsoring Organization Friends of Odell House Rochambeau Headquarters & Town of Greenburgh, NY
https://facebook.com/Friends of OdellHouseRochambeauHeadquarters
RegistrationAdvance registration required.
Registration will be done through Eventbrite. Details for how to register will be on our website, odellrochambeau.org
$5.00 per person, $20. 00 per family
Additional InformationActivities: A black smith, demonstrations of spinning wool, cooking over campfires, how to march with a militia, 18th and 19th century games. We hope Mohave food trucks, covid permitting.
Event Duration (hours): 5
suitable for children
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Ridge Rd. Park is handicap accessible. The Rochambeau Ramble Trail is not. We will have. shuttle bus between Odell House and Ridge Rd. Park but that is not wheelchair accessible