Burlington, NC 27215
Experience North Carolina’s internal power struggle on the eve of revolution! On May 16, 1771, a group of rebellious backcountry farmers who called themselves “Regulators” met the loyalist militia of Governor William Tryon in open battle. ‘Fight for the Backcountry’ will feature a recreation of the Battle of Alamance, and will explore life in the backcountry in the early 1770s, with cooking, craft and trade demonstrations, and much more. Explore the colonial era and learn about life in North Carolina when the American colonies stood on the brink of revolution. Admission is $2 for adults, children under the age of 12 are FREE. For questions or information, call (336) 227-4785.