Chestertown, MD Event | War of 1812 Battle of Caulk's Field

Posted by Richard Budden on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 8:21pm

War of 1812 Battle of Caulk's Field
Bicentennial Re-enactment
Chestertown, MD

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - Activities throughout Kent County
Sunday, August 31, 2014–The Re-enactment at Caulk's Field Battlefield

The Battle of Caulk’s Field Bicentennial Re-Enactment is scheduled to take place on the original battlefield site located in Kent County, Maryland.  Read more Battle of Caulk's Field.  This is a 2-day event with plenty of things to do around Kent County.  Besides the actual re-enactment other planned activities include:  Tall Ship public sails and tours, parades, re-enactments, and dedications.

The Battle of Caulk’s Field took place in the night of Aug. 30 and early morning hours of Aug. 31, 1814, during the week between the burning of Washington and the attack on Fort McHenry.  During that time the British navy had the task of blockading American shipping on the Chesapeake Bay, transporting Royal Marines and sailors to points of attack, and using a fleet of battle-rigged ships of the line to harass and disrupt American military, commerce and regular citizens.  Battle of Caulks' Field Schedule of Events



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