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Why Chippokes Plantation State Park?

  • July 6th 238th anniversary Battle of Green Springs & Skirmish at Chippokes Plantation​

  • Chippokes State Park is across the James River from Green Springs battlefield (close to ferry crossings)​

  • Site of skirmish between Ewald/Simcoe & local militia on July 6th 1781​

  • Near Colonial Williamsburg / Yorktown / Jamestown​

  • 400th anniversary of Chippokes State Park​

  • Park has ability to use state resources for publicizing event​

  • Park has ability to hold large events (Proven through Pine Pork and Peanut Festival) ​

  • Site has ability to:​

    • Provide location for camps to be in shaded areas/vehicular access to camps​

    • Provide functioning coral for horses ​

    • Provide hard restroom facilities​

    • Provide sheltered location for Saturday night libations​

  • On site food vendors ​

  • Allowing reenactors to set up the morning of July 4th​

    • Enjoy Yorktown/Williamsburg for the 4th of July

*Highlighted areas are clickable on a PC to show more pictures*

*Highlighted areas are clickable on a PC to show more pictures*

Schedule of Events

     July 6 

0900 – Camps open to public   

1000 – Skirmish at Chippokes 

1500 – Battle of Green Springs  

1700 – Camps close     


  July 7

0900 - Camp open to public

0930 - Church Service

1100 - Battle of Spencer's Ordinary

1400 – Battle of Green Springs           

1500 – Camps close (Event Ends)   


*Demos will be scheduled throughout the day on the demo field*  

Registered Units/Sutlers




Knightingales Rest Sutler
Phil Gilson Glassblowing
Albemarle Arms
Two Weavers
Prelude to Yorktown Registration
Chippokes State Park, Surry, Va
July 6-7

Please list impressions that will be attending along with the numbers expected to be in attendance

    ie.  Line, Light, Rifle, Artillerists, Distaff, Dragoon, Jaeger, Militia

Number of tents

All units must be insured.  Your unit's registration signifies your affirmation that your unit is insured.