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The Battle of Ridgefield 

April 29th - May 1st

Ridgefield, Connecticut 

The Town of Ridgefield CT does a recreation of this battle every 5 years or so. This will be the
245th Anniversary of the Battle. The Town has selected the 5th CT Regiment as its Reenactors
and event planners for this upcoming event and in turn we would like to invite your unit to
participate . This event will be open to all BAR member units and selected invited units. A
healthy Stipend for your unit, will be based upon the number of Muskets and demonstrations
you can provide. Everything from food to firewood will be provided to you by the event host and
sponsoring units. Come be our guests.

The event coordinator,  Doug Crawford


Important Documents 


The planning committee has asked that each member reads, prints, and signs the form below. This is a Reenactor Participation & Risk Agreement form as well as Indemnification and Hold Harmless Form. Please have this form ready when you check in at registration on site! View Here

~ Note ~

Please return all forms via email to 

Mail to "Ridgefield Historical Society Attention Ruth"

4 Sunset Lane, Ridgefield, CT, 06877

Hotel Information - Brigade Discounts 


Additional Resources 


Participants are encouraged to read the following on the 1780 Illustrated Funeral Exercises and Instructions in order to be fully prepared for the events at the Battle of Ridgefield!

Please also watch the video (Left) for more step by step instructions ~ 

Special thanks to Joshua Mason & Henry Cooke for their work in this

General Information

The Battle of Ridgefield was a battle and a series of skirmishes between American and British forces during the... Read More 

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Clothing Guidelines


During living history programs/encampments, historical authenticity standards will be observed and in effect during hours... Read More 

General Conduct


Instructions for Registered Reenactors. Please review thoroughly. All safety rules are to follow the BAR AND CL safety rules...Read More 

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