In honor of Independence Day a favorite local historic site will hold a Revolutionary War Encampment that everyone is invite to visit. On July 7th Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz invites history buffs of all ages to come and enjoy this Reenactment Encampment. At the campsite living historians from the 5th New York Regiment will demonstrate marching and military drills.

This is historical fun for the entire family. Even kids are invited to join the reenactment and play colonial games. This event takes place on Saturday July 7th from 10am to 5pm on the DuBois Fort Lawn.

Introducing kids to history comes to life in these types of events. Their interactment during the event allow your children to learn about the colonial times plus get a hands on understand of what it was like during the Battle for Independence. New Paltz in the War of Independence is a great place for you and your kids to take a look back at what was happening in the Hudson Valley region during the American Revolution.

Historic Huguenot Street offers events and tours throughout the year. They are located at the west end of the Village of New Paltz. With plenty of parking and a Museum Shop it is easy to enjoy a day traveling back in time to when George Washington and his men were here in the Hudson Valley. The families that settled the Huguenot neighborhood and the west end of New Paltz still have ancestors who return to the area annually to celebrate the community and their heritage.