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Events: History

No Quarter Re-enactment of, “America’s First Victory”, the 1775 capture of Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Ticonderoga kicks off the 2014 season May 10-11 with its “No Quarter” event recreating the capture of... View Event »

Olde Bristol Days: 17th Century Encampment at Colonial Pemaquid

Outdoor interpretative weekend showcasing civilian and military aspect of 17th century life. Re-enactors demonstrate equipment, crafts, cooking, children’s... View Event »

OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Linda Lefko

Join author and historic decorative painter Linda Lefko, author of Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School:... View Event »

OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Nathaniel Philbrick

Award-winning historical non-fiction writer, Nathaniel Philbrick will make a special appearance at Old Sturbridge Village as part of... View Event »

OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series: Susie Middleton

Longtime editor of “Fine Cooking Magazine,” Susie Middleton is now an editor-at-large for the magazine and is author... View Event »

Patriots’ Day

Come celebrate the legacy of the New England patriots and their role in our nation’s birth at Old... View Event »

Pillars of the People: National Statuary Hall & the Virtues of the 50 States

Dr. Barbara Wolanin—Curator for the Architect of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. and author of numerous books about... View Event »

Pirates at Pemaquid!

Living history presenter and local author James Nelson re-creates the infamous Dixie Bull who attacked and sacked Pemaquid... View Event »

Redcoats & Rebels

Old Sturbridge Village is home to the largest Revolutionary War reenactment in New England, with more than 1,000... View Event »

Sea Captains’ Cemetery Walk

Come and join in on a guided visit to many Dennis sea captains that were laid to rest... View Event »

Sixth Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Sixth Annual Colonial America Conference for Educators on Friday, May 16, 2014, from 9:00... View Event »

Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial

Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the exhibition celebrates Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s Shaw Memorial. When Saint-Gaudens created... View Event »

Textile Weekend

This weekend offers a rare glimpse into the Village’s textile collection. Visitors can enjoy tours of the Collection... View Event »

The Barns of Maine: Our History, Our Stories

From modest English to grand Victorian, author Don Perkins examines the structures, origins, and evolution of Maine’s barns,... View Event »

The Burning of the H.M.S. Gaspee

The Burning of the Gaspee Sunday, June 15th, 2014 at 4 pm Pawtuxet Park Cove, Narragansett Parkway, Warwick... View Event »

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues... View Event »

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues... View Event »

The Monuments of James Batterson

James G. Batterson, co-owner of New England Granite Works in Hartford, played a key role in the establishment... View Event »

The Streets of Hartford 2

Patrick Haggerty is back to lead this tour about Cedar Hill residents for whom Hartford streets were named.... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

Join Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski for a tour of the King’s Garden from a designer’s perspective that... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

From puny pocket pistols to massive siege cannons and mortars, explore the legendary guns of Ticonderoga. In the... View Event »