Fight for the Backcountry: Battle of Alamance Reenactment

Event Description

Experience North Carolina's internal power struggle on the eve of revolution! On May 16, 1771 a group of rebellious backcountry farmers who called themselves "Regulators" met the loyalist militia of Governor Tryon in open battle. "Fight for the Backcountry" will feature a combined artillery and infantry demonstration on Saturday May 16 at 12 p.m. Events and living history demonstrations will explore life in the backcountry in the early 1770s, as the American colonies stood on the brink of revolution. Admission is $2 for adults, children under the age of 12 are FREE. For questions or information, call (336) 227-4785.