254th Anniversary Battle of Bushy Run
- Aug 5, 2017 - Aug 6, 2017
- Recurring daily
- 1253 Bushy Run Road
- Jeannette, PA 15644
This year on August 5th and 6th our premiere event for the year pits the forces of his Royal Highness King George III against a confederation of Native Americans and Chief Pontiac. See all the colors of war in the vibrant recreations of the two-day battle of Bushy Run that the various reenactors bring to life. Learn about how the battle progressed as well as how people lived in the mid-eighteenth century during Pontiac's War.
Two battle reenactments occur throughout the day. The morning battle starts at 11 a.m. and portrays the events that occurred on August 5, while the afternoon engagement begins at 2 p.m. and shows the August 6 tactics that led to British victory. Also featured are eighteenth century military camps, a sutler trade area, period craftspeople, concessions, and a children’s area!