Please Note: This event has expired.

Brookeville U.S. Capital for a Day Celebration

Presented by Heritage Montgomery at Town of Brookevile, Brookeville MD

Aug 30 - Aug 31, 2014

Brookeville U.S. Capital for a Day Celebration

Two hundred years ago, during the War of 1812, the British lay siege to Washington, setting fire to the nation's capital. As residents fled the city, President James Madison took refuge in Brookeville on August 26, 1814. Visit Brookeville on August 30 & 31 for this free event featuring historic re-enactments, music, storytelling, guided tours, 1814 science & craft demonstrations, children's activities, archaeology programs, and more! *Note: Georgia Ave./Rte. 97 will be closed both days. Visit

View more

ADMISSION INFO

Daily events of the U.S. Capital for a Day Celebration are free, however a Quaker Dinner featuring an authentic period menu will be offered on Saturday evening with the Brookevill BBQ on Sunday evening. Tickets are required and available online.

    Official Website

LOCATION

Town of Brookevile

5 High Street, Brookeville, MD 20833

CONNECT WITH Heritage Montgomery

    Email
/
    Website
/
    Facebook
/
    Twitter
/
    Donate

Recent News

 

 
half-price_tickets
Subscribe3