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Battle of Iron Works Hill  

The Crown Forces fire a volley on High Street. (Larry Tigar, Mount Holly Historical Society) This year's event is Saturday, December 13, 2014.
(Mount Holly weather and directions.)

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Join us at Dempsters Sports Pub and Restaurant on Monday, December 15 from 6:00-8:00 pm for Guest Bartender Night. Our Guest Bartenders will be dressed in period clothing and donating their tips to Main Street Mount Holly in support of the commemoration of the Battle of Iron Works Hill. Come for drinks and/or dinner: 437 Pine Street (just North of Route 38) in Mount Holly.

See Speakers, Presentations and Special Events for the latest information on what's happening this year.
See also the 2014 souvenir program.

This annual commemoration features Crown and Continental forces in camp, drilling, and eventually battling through town, from the Prison Museum on High Street to Monroe Street Park. We'll also have children's musket drills, Mercy Ingraham's cooking demonstrations, authors John Nagy (talking on "Dr. Benjamin Church, Spy") and Larry Kidder (talking on "1st Hunterdon County Militia"), The Ministers of Apollo presenting a concert of music from the 18th century, a British regimental surgeon, Benjamin Franklin, Abigail Adams, Ned Hector and English Country Dancing, plus a few surprises.

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Schedule
Information for visitors concerning the day's activities.
Reenactors
Information for reenactors, including the registration form.
History
Information on what happened in and around Mount Holly 232 years ago.
Maps
Images from the 18th and 21st centuries depict where the battle took place and provide directions to the event.
Links
This page lists some of the units participating in the event, plus links to local historical sites and information about event sponsors.
Weather
Check the latest forecast for Mount Holly (ZIP Code 08060).

 

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