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September 24, 2018

Revolutionary War Unit encampment held at Behling’s Orchard


MEXICO, NY – Interpreting a company from the 1st New York Regiment, Continental Army in 1782 Continental Arms Collectors Association’s Revolutionary War Unit encamped at Behling’s Orchard on September 22.

People who visited the campsite had a unique opportunity to learn about the daily life of a Continental Army soldier.

Revolutionary War Unit encampment held at Behling's Orchard

Revolutionary War Unit encampment held at Behling’s Orchard

Enlisted men’s tents, officers’ tent and a field kitchen set the landscape for musket firings and fife music capturing the historic theme for visitors.

Pictured from left are: Tim Crisafulli, Hank Pauly, George Clark and Gary Slate.

Rear: Susan Wojakowski under the cooking fly.

Our next event – military exhibit – will be at the Oswego Elks Veterans’ Dinner in November.

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