Norfolk Historical Society 


Craney Island victory weekend (War of 1812)

  • Saturday, June 23, 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Fort Norfolk

Though greatly outnumbered, Americans achieved a decided victory over British troops at the Battle of Craney Island on 22 June 1813. War of 1812 re-enactors will celebrate that victory on June 23 and 24, 2018 at Fort Norfolk. Visitors will learn more about the important battle and what life was like for a soldier or sailor during the War of 1812. Hours are 10 AM to 4 PM each day. Event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, June 23

Living History Demonstrations, Barracks, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Drill, Parade Ground, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Tactical Demonstration, Parade Ground, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Uniform Lectures, Barracks, 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Drill, Parade Ground, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Skirmish, Parade Ground, 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Court Martial, Barracks, 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Retreat, Parade Ground, 4:00 pm


Sunday, June 24

Living History Demonstrations, Barracks, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Drill, Parade Ground, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Tactical Demonstration, Parade Ground, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm,

Uniform Lectures, Barracks, 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Drill, Parade Ground, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Skirmish, Parade Ground, 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Retreat, Parade Ground, 4:00 pm


Address: P.O. Box 6367, Norfolk, VA  23508-0367

Phone: (757) 640-1720

Email: info@norfolkhistorical.org

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