1st Ulster Militia Revolutionary War Reenactors at Persen House
For a glimpse of 18th-century life during the American Revolution, experience a day in the life of a militiaman with the 1st Ulster Militia. Composed of citizen soldiers from the areas now within Kingston, Saugerties, and Woodstock, the original 1st Regiment Ulster County Militia was an essential part of the Revolutionary War era. Members of the militia will showcase and educate the public on the everyday crafts, skills, and social life of colonial times. From typical tasks of militiamen to demonstrations of period crafts, this event provides a chance to learn about life during the 18th century.
Join us to experience a living history display that accurately portrays the past and promotes public education on the life of citizen soldiers during the Revolution.