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Sat, Jun 08


211 Delaware St

Separation Day 2024 (LH) Notes: This is an all weekend long living history event in historic New Castle, DE.

Separation Day 2024 (LH)
Separation Day 2024 (LH)

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

211 Delaware St, 211 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720, USA


About the event 

211 Delaware St, New Castle, DE 19720, USA

Notes: This is an event in historic New Castle, DE. This is a parade and encampment event that is the main event on Saturday. It is our premiere event within the State of Delaware! Please make every effort to attend this event! Please see below for more information.

Schedule for Weekend:


8am – All Arrive – Please plan ahead and look to be at the Encampment Area at the Green by this time.  Additional setup will still be needed and all.

9am – Roll Call – Each unit will do roll call for their members

10am – Parade Lineup Area for All Parade Participants

11am – Parade Kickoff

Immediately Post-Parade – Group Photo Shoot

Noon-1pm – Lunch

2pm – Detachment Marches to Battery Park – Demo at Battery Park – Return by 3pm

3pm – 4pm – Light Drill / Displays/Demos in Encampment Area

Immediately after Sunset – Fireworks at Battery Park


1st Delaware Regiment Specific:

All Members:

Length of Event: All Day 10am – 4pm public hours

Arrival Time For Regiment: 8am

Parking: Please park in historic New Castle behind or to side of the Green after unloading at our encampment area on the historic Green or park in lot just outside of town and take bus in and out of area.  See website for more info.

Restrooms: Portapotties and Indoors Restroom in Courthouse

Food and Beverages Provided: Yes – by Regiment or event organizer for lunch.

Encampment Setup Level: Large

Camp Kitchen Setup: Yes

Camp Kitchen Tent Fly: Yes

Supply Tent Setup: Yes

In Ground or Above Ground Fire Permitted: Yes

Individual Soldier Tents Permitted: Yes – Indicate to Officer of the Day if bringing your own soldier tent.

Water Provided: Yes – check with staff at location

Straw Provided: No

Firewood Provided: Yes – check with staff at location

Soldier Specific:

Impression: Delaware Continental uniform preferred. Early war impression. Regimental or Hunting Frock.  Please bring both yellow trim tricorn and leather cap if you have both.

Kit Level: Full kit - Musket & Bayonet with Scabbard, Cartridge Box, Canteen, Haversack, Knapsack, Blanket, Plate, Utensils, Cup and Personal Items.

Musket Firing: Yes

Musician Specific:

Contact Musician Sergeant-Major for music to be played at this event. Military calls also to be demonstrated too if possible.

Civilian Specific:

Impression: Civilian followers of a military camp.

Table Displays Permitted: Yes. Check with Officer of the Day or Civilian Camp Coordinator (if applicable) about any displays or demonstrations.

Supporter Specific:

Please assist in setup and/or breakdown if possible. Also – please bring camera or video camera to take photographs or video if possible. We will look to take posed photos that will be used to help educate the public if possible at each event this year.

Registered as Attending (Saturday only unless otherwise indicated):

  1. Chris Mlynarczyk - Military - Officer
  2. Milt Sherman - Military - Soldier
  3. Fane Wheeler - Military - Soldier
  4. Robert Allen - Military - Soldier
  5. John Osborn - Military - Soldier
  6. Jacob Brand - Military - Soldier
  7. Roger Donna - Military - Musician - Drummer
  8. Mary Torbey - Military - Musician - Fifer
  9. Wilma Tipton - Civilian
  10. Lynn Allen - Civilian
  11. Lynn King - Civilian

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