More than 1,000 reenactors are expected in Gloucester on Oct. 19-20 to recreate the Battle of the Hook, a pivotal Revolutionary War skirmish in the county that helped seal the fate of the British forces in 1781.
The reenactment will take place at the Inn at Warner Hall, a bed and breakfast that was once home to ancestors of
The event will include reenactors portraying infantry, cavalry, artillery and maritime forces. The Revolutionary War reenactment will celebrate Gen. George Washington's victory over the British Army, said Warren Deal, the Battle of the Hook planning committee's chairman.
"Historic battles will be brought to life by living historians," Deal said. "Recreated military units from across the country will encamp near the actual battlefields where the