History talk: meet the British 24th Foot — Sept. 24

The British 24th Foot in the Revolutionary War’s Northern Campaign

A talk by Robert Grandchamp

Sunday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m.

Robert Grandchamp will talk about the regiment he helps portray as a living history re-enactor.

On Sunday, September 30, 2018, come to the Mount Independence State Historic Site in Orwell, Vermont, for a talk by living historian Robert Grandchamp on the British 24th Regiment of Foot and their role in the Northern Campaign of the American Revolution. The talk, with a question and answer period, is from 1:00 to 2:30, and is included with regular admission ($5.00 adults/free under 15).

Grandchamp is a member of today’s British 24th Foot living history reenactors. He will talk about how this elite Advanced Corps for Lt. General John Burgoyne played an important role in the Revolution. They were one of ten infantry regiments with Burgoyne, were at Mount Independence and Hubbardton, had a detachment at Bennington, and fought at Saratoga.

While at the site you can visit the museum and walk any or all the six miles of trails on the over 300-acre site. Call 802-948-2000 for more information.