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 email@example.com 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
- 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 email@example.com or 724-744-4193 to register.
BR History Day Camp Enrollment 2019
Living History Day Camp Waiver