Upcoming Events


Join the 6th USCT or the 1st Rhode Island Regiments at these events

Three Centuries of African American Soldiers

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10-5, 2/27,28. Trenton Old Barracks Museum.
Come hear the living history of
America’s black warriors brought to life by dedicated reenactors. View
the photos, see the artifacts and talk to the storytellers of America’s
men and women of African descent at war. A wonderful educational
experience for the whole family and school classes, see this uniquely
American story come to life.   Featuring:
The 1st Rhode Island Regiment Revolutionary War reenactors
  • Oh Freedom NJ DEP exhibit focusing on New Jersey’s Black Colonial and Loyalist soldiers in the Revolution
  • Black Marines in The War of 1812 
  • The 6th Regiment United States Colored Troops Reenactors recreating the lives of Black Soldiers in the Civil War  
  • Trenton’s Mitchell Davis in The Great War Display and lecture sponsored by the Mitchell Davis VFW Post of Trenton NJ
  • The 5th Platoon World War II  Reenactors Featuring the collections of Art Collins Platoon leader
  • Tuskeegee Airmen DisplayPhotos and literature 
  • Buffalo Soldiers of the West
  • The Buffalo Soldiers in Korea. The Living history of a Korean War Veteran Bob Groce of the25th infantry Division

New York Living  History  Society

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10-4, 2/13. The 6th Regiment USCT will appear for Living History Days at NY-H


Annual Boy Scouts of America Pilgrimage

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10-4, 2/13. Boy Scouts of America 97th Anniversary George Washington Birthday Encampment and Pilgrimage. 1St Rhode Island Regiment will man a station to do living history with the scouts

  Tory Jack Day

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11-4, 2/13. Legend has it that Jack, a slave in the Abraham Staats household, supported the patriots by spying on the British during the American Revolution,.  This year's program will again feature speaker Joe Becton of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment and will take place at the Abraham Staats House. Our program, entitled 'Choosing sides in the American Revolution focuses on the difficulty of that decision for African-Americans during the war for independence.  
In addition, Joyce Smith will again display an exhibit on Black History.

Federal Hall National Memorial

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2/22 10 – 5. 1st Rhode Island Regiment appearing for Black History Month event where re-enactors portray personalities of the 18th-century, period music, children`s games and historical interpretation.