Defenders Day Celebration Event Program
Fort Howard Park (Edgemere), Maryland
Sunday, September 3, 2006
08:00 am Other recreational areas of park open.
Re-enactor areas not open for public until 10 am, to
10:00 am Public Program begins. Welcome and Flag-raising
10:15 am Living-history displays and interpretative sessions
to the public (lower area).
12:00 pm Introduction and remarks, by public officials and
noon dignitaries. At Battery Harris (see park map).
12:15 pm First War of 1812 Battle Re-enactment.
12:45 pm First Battle Reenactment ends. Units reassemble at
First Flag Ceremony: Symbolizing the British
The United States national flag will be lowered, and
the national flag
of Great Britain will be raised.
1:00 pm Reenactment units retire for lunch.
2:00 pm Living history interpretations and displays resume
4:00 pm Second Battle Reenactment.
4:30 pm Reenactment units reassemble at the parade ground.
Final Flag Ceremony: British flag will be lowered, and the
United States flag raised again. Symbolizing British fleet
setting sail back down the Bay, on September 17th.
5:00 pm End of Public Program. Re-enactment area closes
Please check www.battlenorthpoint.org for possible schedule changes.
Last schedule revision date: 02/18/2006.