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Historic Soldiers Weekend is a historical encampment, featuring re-enactors, and their equipment, from every American conflict, spanning from the French and Indian War to the Vietnam War. In some instances, both sides of the conflicts will be present, such as the revolutionary war loyalists and "redcoats", civil war confederate units, and WWII German infantry units. The re-enactment units will be camping out for the weekend on Historic Fort Mifflin.
Originally posted by woodwytch
Hey there, Pleased you and the kids had fun exploring ... and good you caught some 'orbs' although you're probable right about them being dust particles
Just a couple of quick questions;
#1 How old is this place ?
#2 Would there have been any monk / priest type people at the fort for any reason ?
Only a few minutes from historic downtown Philadelphia lays the only Revolutionary War battlefield completely intact. Originally built in 1771 and continuously used by the U.S. Army until 1952, Fort Mifflin is one of the most unique tourism destinations in existence.
During the Revolutionary War the garrison at Fort Mifflin was ordered by General George Washington to hold off the British Navy so the Continental Army could make its way to their winter encampment at Valley Forge. Washington wrote that the defense of the Delaware River was “of the utmost importance to America.”
Originally posted by FortAnthem
reply to post by woodwytch
I think that's just the shadows from the arched wall of the chamber going up to meet the side of the fireplace. It does kinda have the shape of a hooded monk but, being as this was an American fort, I doubt any hooded monks were around in there. They would have probably had protestant ministers who, as far as I am aware of, never wore coweled hoods.