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June 2020

“Honoring Veterans of WW11”

June 6

PROGRAM: “Honoring Veterans of WWII”  DATE: 6 June 2020, Saturday LOCATION: Greenville Elks Club PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: An exhibit of service uniforms of all branches to honor the greatest generation still alive from upstate South Carolina.

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Marine Corps League State Conference

June 11 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm

PROGRAM: Marine Corps League State Conference DATE: 11-14 June 2020, Thursday-Sunday LOCATION: Hilton Hotel Greenville, SC PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  The USMCHC will present an interactive exhibit which will follow the Marine Corps’ history from 1775 through the current. 

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“Naval Forces in the Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, and its Impact Today” Marine Corps and Navy Exhibit

June 13 - June 14

DATE: 13-14 June 2020, Saturday-Sunday LOCATION: Petersburg National Battlefield, City Point, VA PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The USMCHC supporting the National Park Service and the Petersburg National Battlefield staff will present a combination living history and exhibit program which will look at the Marines and sailors that were involved in the various operation against Richmond and Petersburg during the Civil War. The overall objective will be to show how developments and actions in the 1860’s have had an impact on today’s Navy…

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July 2020

“Revolutionary Londontown; 1776 and the Declaration of Independence” Living History Interpretive Program

July 10 - July 12

DATE: 10-12 July 2020, Friday (setup) Saturday-Sunday LOCATION: Historic Londontown, Edgewater, MD PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The USMCHC will once again support a highly specialized interpretive program revolving around Historic Londontown, Maryland and the early days of the American Revolution. The program will focus on 1776 Londontown in the days immediately following the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. The Historical Company will provide an interpretive team representing a Continental Marine Recruiting Party, along with HC…

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

July 18 - July 19

DATE: 18-19 July 2020, Saturday-Sunday (date tentative) 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, talks, and tours focusing on the of the Marine Battalion at the battle and their impact on today’s Marine Corps. 2018 will mark the 159th Anniversary of the battle.

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August 2020

“The Marines in the 1814 Battle of Bladensburg and Defense of Washington” L/H and Exhibit

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm

PROGRAM: “The Marines in the 1814 Battle of Bladensburg and Defense of Washington”  L/H and Exhibit, NEW PROGRAM DATE: 15-16 August 2020 LOCATION: Bladensburg, MD  or  Fort Washington National Park PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, working with Maryland State Parks and Recreation, will assist with a program commemorating the Battle of Bladensburg and the Defense of Washington in August 1814. The USMCHC has been ask to present living history based talks and possible exhibit focusing on the U.S.…

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“National Museum of Americans in Wartime of Open House” 

August 28 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm
VMMV, 13906 Aden Road
Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
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PROGRAM: “ National Museum of Americans in Wartime of Open House”  DATE: 28-30 August 2020, Friday (setup), Sat.-Sunday  LOCATION: VMMV (Cors Ranch), Nokesville, VA,  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, as a partner with the NMAWT, will provide a series of demonstrations focusing on the tactics and weapons (including flame throwers) of the mid 20th century, along with an extensive exhibit. 

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September 2020

The Second Battle of Antietam, the US Marines and the 1924 March to Sharpsburg

September 4 - September 6
Antietam National Battlefield, 302 E Main St
Sharpsburg, MD 21782 United States
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DATE: 4-6 September 2020, Friday (setup), Sat.-Sunday  LOCATION: Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, MD  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, partnered with the National Museum of the US Navy, will present an exhibit and living history program at Antietam National Battlefield commemorating the War Games conducted there by the Corps. On 25 August 1924, more than 3,000 Marines under the command of Brig. Gen. Dion Williams departed the Marine Base at Quantico. Their ultimate destination was Sharpsburg. Sixty-two years after…

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October 2020

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

October 17 - October 18

DATE: 17-18 October 2020 LOCATION: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Marine Corps Historical Company, working in conjunction with the National Park Service will present two programs over the course of the weekend. The first on Saturday, will focus on the 1860 elections. The USMCHC’s role, with a small exhibit and living history role, will look at the Brown raid in retrospect from one year later and reflect on how the raid and the Marine’s involvement impacted…

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

October 24 - October 25

DATE: 24-25 October 2020, (date tentative) LOCATION: Historic London Town, Edgewater, MD PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The USMCHC has once again been ask by the USNA Museum and History Department to be part of the instructor cadre for a unique course being offered to the midshipmen. In this credited course, selected midshipmen will study the War of 1812 beyond the classroom aboard replica War of 1812 ships, and at historic sites. The Mids will embark on a two day program and sail…

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November 2020

Commandant of the Marine Corps 245th Birthday of the Marine Corps Ball.

November 7

DATE: 7 November 2020, Saturday LOCATION: Washington Hilton 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.

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