The British are Coming to the Mill at Anselma!
Join us for an exciting American Revolution British Soldier living history event. There will be hourly programs that include: • Life of the British soldier • Uniforms and equipment of the American Revolution British soldier • Drill & Manual of Arms with musket firing demonstrations • The role of the British Officer in the American Revolution British soldiers passed through and occupied many areas in Chester County during the American Revolution and both British and Continental soldiers foraged and raided mills throughout the area for flour and other goods to help feed their troops. Come to the Mill on Saturday, May 31st between 10:00am and 4:00pm to meet the members of the 40th Regiment of Foot and learn some cool history! Nestled along the Pickering Creek in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, The Mill at Anselma is an extraordinary artifact of 260 years of Chester County’s industrial heritage. Constructed in 1747, the Mill stands as the most intact, authentic example of a custom water-powered grain mill in the United States and has been so honored by the U.S. Department of Interior as a National Historic Landmark. The Mill is open to the public for tours from April through the first part of December each year.
Date & Time
- May 31, 2014
- 10:00AM - 4:00PM