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May 2022

“Defend and Protect: Arming America’s Soldiers.” Living History and Lecture program

May 28
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 United States + Google Map

PROGRAM: “Defend and Protect: Arming America's Soldiers.” Living History and Lecture program. DATE: 28 May 2022 (Program Tentative, awaiting NPS conformation) LOCATION: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV   PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company has been asked to support a program developed by Mark Dubin of the Maryland State Parks Independent Blues for Harpers Ferry National Park. Working as partners with the National Park Service staff, the program will be a living-history based timeline that will look at the…

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July 2022

“Revolutionary London Town; 1776 and the Declaration of Independence”

July 8 - July 10
Historic London Town & Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd.
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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PROGRAM: “Revolutionary London Town; 1776 and the Declaration of Independence”  DATE: 8-10 July 2022, Friday (setup) Saturday-Sunday LOCATION: Historic London Town, Edgewater, MD   PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The USMCHC will once again support a highly specialized interpretive program revolving around Historic London Town, Maryland, and the early days of the American Revolution. The program will focus on 1776 London Town in the days immediately following the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. The Historical Company…

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“Anniversary of the U.S. Marines at the Battle of First Manassas.”

July 23 - July 24
Manassas National Battlefield Park, 6511 Sudley Rd
Manassas, VA 20109 United States
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PROGRAM: “Anniversary of the U.S. Marines at the Battle of First  Manassas.”  DATE: 23-24 July 2022, Saturday-Sunday  (Dates Tentative, awaiting NPS conformation) LOCATION: Manassas National Battlefield, VA    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: As part of the National Park Services annual anniversary program the USMCHC will once again be presenting exhibits, walking tours, and historic weapons demonstrations focusing on the of the Marine Battalion at the battle and their impact on today’s Marine Corps. An application will be sent out via e-mail for this…

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August 2022

“W. Britain Military Miniatures Symposium”

August 6 - August 7

PROGRAM: “W. Britain Military Miniatures Symposium”  DATE: 6-7 August 2022, Saturday-Sunday     LOCATION: Gettysburg, PA    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Historical Company has been asked to present lectures and exhibits on the uniforms and battles of the U.S. Marines as part of the W. Britain Collectors’ Club annual symposium. Thee first lecture will be on “The History and Evolution of the Marine Uniform, 1740-1900.” The second lecture, titled “The Marines of ‘61” will look at the U.S. Marine Battalion at the Battle…

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“Marine Corps History and Traditions Brief.” USNA Midshipmen Program

August 8

PROGRAM: “Marine Corps History and Traditions Brief.” USNA Midshipmen Program DATE: 8 August 2022 (Date Tentative, awaiting USNA conformation)  LOCATION: US Naval Academy, MD PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The USNA Marines are once again asking the USMCHC to support the Marine Corps History and Traditions Brief, a motivational program presented to new inductees (Plebes) to the U.S. Naval Academy. The Brief follows the battle history of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1775 to today. An application form will not be sent out…

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September 2022

“Defenders Day: The War of 1812 in Maryland”

September 10 - September 11
Fort McHenry, 2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, VA 21230 United States
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PROGRAM: “Defenders Day: The War of 1812 in Maryland”   DATE:10-11 September 2022 (Program structure tentative) LOCATION: Ft. McHenry Ntl. Hist. Shrine, Baltimore, MD  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, as a NPS partner, will once again participate in a living history based program celebration commemorating “Defenders Day” and the Battle of Baltimore in 1814. The USMCHC will present ongoing and scheduled living-history based demonstrations and lectures focusing on the U.S. Marines in the War of 1812. (Program content…

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“National Museum of Americans in Wartime of Open House” Marine Corps Exhibit & Living History program

September 23 - September 25
VMMV, 13906 Aden Road
Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
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PROGRAM: “National Museum of Americans in Wartime of Open House” Marine Corps Exhibit & Living History program. DATE: 23-25 September 2022, Friday (setup), Saturday-Sunday LOCATION: VMMV (Cors Ranch), Nokesville, VA,  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, as a partner with the NMAWT, has once again been asked to provide a series of demonstrations focusing on the tactics and weapons (including flame throwers) of the mid-20th century, along with an exhibit that will look at the current equipment and technology…

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October 2022

“At All Times Ready: Harpers Ferry and the U.S. Marines.” Anniversary of the John Brown Raid

October 15 - October 16
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 United States + Google Map

PROGRAM: “At All Times Ready: Harpers Ferry and the U.S. Marines.” Anniversary of the John Brown Raid DATE: 15-16 October 2022   LOCATION: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV   PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, working as a partner with the National Park Service, will again present a program commemorating the Anniversary of the infamous John Brown Raid. After a drastically scaled back program in 2021, the Park is hoping to have us return to a full-scale program in…

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“The War of 1812 at Sea” A USNA School House at Sea program

October 22 - October 23
Historic London Town & Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd.
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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PROGRAM: “The War of 1812 at Sea” A USNA School House at Sea program DATE: 22-23 October 2022 (Date Tentative, awaiting USNA conformation) LOCATION: Historic London Town, Edgewater, MD PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The USNA Museum and History Departments have once again ask by the USMCHC to be part of the instructor cadre (and coordinating staff) for a unique course, the Schoolhouse at Sea program, once again being offered to the midshipmen. In this credited course, selected midshipmen will study the War…

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November 2022

Commandant of the Marine Corps 247th Birthday of the Marine Corps Ball

November 12

PROGRAM: Commandant of the Marine Corps 247th Birthday of the Marine Corps Ball.  DATE: 12 November 2022, Saturday  LOCATION: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, DC  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, working with the Commandant of the Marine Corps Protocol Office and Marines from Marine Barracks, Washington, will assist in presenting the annual Marine Corps Birthday program. The Historical pageantry will cover the Corps history from 1775 to today. An application form will not be sent out for this program.…

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