Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) will host reenactors from the Colonial Living History Alliance in honor of the Independence Day holiday weekend on Saturday, July 6. The encampment and muster, which is free and open to the public, will be located on the lawn next to the DuBois Fort Visitor Center, located at 81 Huguenot Street in New Paltz.
Reenactors will interpret an important time period relevant to HHS and American history which includes the late 17th to early 18th century. They will portray both the daily lives of villagers, as well as the militia and include demonstrations of chores, tools, cooking, sewing, tenting, weapons and musical instruments. Reenactors will also join visitors on regularly scheduled guided tours of the historic house museums.
Spectators may visit the encampment on Saturday, July 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday guided tours of HHS historic homes are at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., and the cost is $16 for adults, $15 for senior citizens, students, military and AAA members, $40 for family, $10 for children ages 10-13.