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Opening Day of 2019 Season!

Wednesday, April 17

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: Regular Museum admission

Join us as the museum  and visitor center opens its doors to the public for the 2019 season! Enjoy some warmer weather with a guided tour of the battlefield and a stroll through our museum. Also, take a look at the new merchandise in the gift shop including a new selection of prints by Robert Griffing and Andy Knez Jr., historical books, and assorted Bushy Run apparel!

And make sure to sign our Visitor Log Book at the start of your visit to be eligible to win a COMPLETE BUSHY RUN EXPERIENCE! The winner will receive:

  • Family Membership for 2020 Calendar Year
  • Bushy Run Guide Book
  • 4 Weekend Passes to Annual Battle Reenactment
  • 4 Hour Pavilion Rental

The lucky winner will be selected at the end of our 2019 season!


Bushy Run Market

May – September 2019 (4th Saturday of every month!)

8:00 a.m. – noon

Cost: FREE to all visitors!

Join us for Bushy Run Battlefield’s newest event, the Bushy Run Market! Beginning  Saturday, May 25, the Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society, Inc. (BRBHS) will host an open air market the fourth Saturday of every month during the 2019 season. A variety of vendors of all sorts of wares will be featured. Our concession stand will also be open offering limited food items and FREE coffee and tea to visitors!

For Prospective Vendors:

On each Bushy Run Market day, the battlefield gate will open at 7 a.m. for vendors to set up in their 10′ designated space. There will be two designated spaces for vendors including our ‘Memory Lane’ next to the pavilion and the wooded area directly next to the Visitor Center and Museum.  Vendors will be grouped according to the items being sold. There will be no set up after 7:30 a.m.  Vehicles will be allowed only to ‘drop off’ and ‘pick up’ during set up and closing time, depending on weather and ground conditions. Vendors are responsible for all tables, tents, and other equipment. No electricity will be provided. Products NOT acceptable at the market include the sale of: live animals, firearms (or ammunition, explosives, etc.), third party sales, or contract sales (products must change hands on the day of the market).

2019 Vendor Fees:

$50.00 to reserve spot for entire market season (5 Saturdays)

$20.00 per individual market day

Contact for all space requests and other questions. NO reservations are to be made through the society or museum operations.

*NEW* Wilderness Day

Saturday, June 15, 2019 (Rain Date Saturday, June 22, 2019)

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Cost: $15 per person

Open to children ages 10-13 accompanied by an adult (limited to 30 participants)

Participate in a fun-filled day with Bushy Run Battlefield volunteers and experience a day in the outdoors! Enjoy activities reflecting true life in the wilderness.

Activities include:

  • Building a lean-to
  • Sewing mattresses
  • Churning Butter
  • Washing Clothes
  • Cooking over an open fire
  • Going on a nature walk and scavenger hunt

Both adults and children will participate in these activities.

Lunch will be provided. Registration required by Saturday, June 1, 2019. Contact Marlene Sawayda at or 724-744-4193 to register.

Wilderness Day 2019 Registration Form

Adult Waiver Wilderness Day

Child Waiver Wilderness Day

Living History Day Camp 2019

Monday, July 8 – Wednesday, July 10, 2019

10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Cost: $75 BRBHS members, $90 non-members

*$10 off Camp Fee for each additional sibling (member or non-member) enrolled in Living History Day Camp.

Join us and discover military camp life as it was in the 1760’s! Take a trip into the past as you engage in activities of British soldiers and colonial civilians while learning the history behind the Battle of Bushy Run.

Activities include:

  • Playing colonial games
  • Making colonial arts and crafts
  • Creating 18th century frontier and military clothing
  • Learning to play military drum rolls
  • Cooking over an open fire
  • Meeting reenactors from the 18th century

Children must bring their own bag lunch. Water will be provided. Registration required by Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Contact Marlene Sawayda at or 724-744-4193 to register.

BR History Day Camp Enrollment 2019

Living History Day Camp Waiver