Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host the Huntington Militia Revolutionary War Encampment on Sunday, June 26th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Set in 1775, the Huntington Militia will set up camp beside the home of local Town Clerk Martin Schenck. Visitors can experience military drills including Marching and Manual of Arms, Musket Firing and Flintlock Forearms, and camp life demonstrations.
About Old Bethpage Village RestorationOld Bethpage Village Restoration provides visitors with a unique and wonderful opportunity to step back in time and experience life in a recreated mid-19th Century American village set on more than 200 acres. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Entrance fees are: $10 for adults, $7 for children (5 – 12), seniors and volunteer firefighters. Old Bethpage Village Restoration is located at 1303 Round Swamp Road in Old Bethpage (Exit 48 of the Long Island Expressway).
For more information about Old Bethpage Village Restoration, please call: (516) 572-8401 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.