Wassailing at Knox’s Headquarters December 16th


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Mervyn Clitheroe's Twelfth Night party, On Saturday, December 16th from 5 to 8 pm, Knox’s Headquarters in Vails Gate will offer a program about Wassailing.

Over 300 Continental artillerymen in search of liquid refreshment will take part in this first-person presentation set during the winter of 1780-81 at Knox’s Headquarters.

The program is outside on the grounds and inside the decorated 1754 stone Ellison house.

Knox’s Headquarters is located at 289 Forge Hill Road, in Vails Gate, New York, three miles southeast of the intersection of I-87 and I-84 and is just one half-mile south of the New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site.

For more information call (845) 561-1765 ext. 22.

Illustration: Mervyn Clitheroe’s Twelfth Night party, by Hablot Knight Browne.

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