Event — Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

The British Invasion, 1781

Where: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

931 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy, Charlottesville, VA 22902

When: Sunday, June 19, 2016, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Details: Relive the turbulent days of the American Revolution when war came to Virginia and British soldiers captured the mountaintop. Witness Jack Jouett’s legendary ride to warn Thomas Jefferson of approaching British soldiers, Jefferson’s narrow escape from capture and the British raid on Monticello.

Watch as Virginia militia, British Dragoons and Redcoats bring the Revolutionary War to life. Visit soldiers’ encampments, meet re-enactors and learn more about this crucial period in American history. Guests are invited to participate in a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the weekend including musket, rifle and cannon demonstrations, kids’ military muster and more!

Cost: $15 adults/$9 children

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