Living History: Hessian Takeover

December 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Museum of the American Revolution

Free with Admission

Late on the night of Christmas Day, 1776, Washington’s army crossed the Delaware and went on to attack Trenton, New Jersey. Alexander Hamilton's artillery company played a crucial role in capturing the Hessian garrison of Trenton. But who were these strange German soldiers who fought with the British? Meet costumed living history interpreters portraying Hessians and visit a Museum educator in the galleries that highlight objects and stories from these winter battles.