National Historical Park Encampment 2014

National Historical Park Encampment 2014

July 26; July 27
Time: 
All Day
Location: 
English Camp Parade Ground
Admission: 
Free

Park staff, volunteers and re-en-actors from throughout the Pacific Northwest and Canada recreate life on San Juan Island at mid-19th century. The major highlight of the weekend will culminate in the Candlelight Ball, scheduled at 8:00 p.m., in the English Camp, Royal Marine Barracks on Saturday, July 26. The public is invited to join in the dancing and refreshments that will include the traditional cake and punch. Music for contra dancing will be provided by the Pig War Band.

For more information about or participating in Encampment 2014, call Doug Halsey at (360) 378-2240, extension 2228 or e-mail him at douglas_halsey@nps.gov. All black powder demonstrations are done with blank cartridges on a controlled range under strict NPS safety standards.