View of the site from the House
The Marines demonstrating and talking to the public
The Marines camp
The Marines resting before the next demonstration
Follower of the Army Robin and Private Morgan
The Marines drilling and marching off the field back to camp
The Marines line-up!
Walking onto the field readying to drill and fire their muskets
Robin with her buckets and yoke. She gave a presentation
about followers of the Army.
The Marines also had a few ladies there to demonstrate hearth cooking and interpret in the main house. The food cooked in the kitchen was prepared specifically for the Marines.
Gema, Krista, and I after presenting the meal
The meal presented 18th century style!
The menu consisted of Beef Stakes (steaks), Fried Fish, Fried Sausages and Apples, Mashed Potatoes, Stewed Mushrooms, French Beans and Bacon, Carrots the Dutch Way, Bread Pudding, and Bread. The Dessert table had Apple Tarts, Shortbread, Grapes, Dried Strawberries, Chocolate, and Candied Ginger.
Kerry McClure as Mrs. Anne Aylett Washington, Aunt to George Washington, living who lived in the house after his family moved to Mount Vernon. She is standing on the "land side" of the recreated house at Pope's Creek.