Dorchester Under the Crown

At Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Captured by the British in 1780 as part of their Southern Campaign, the colonial village of Dorchester was occupied by British soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Come out to the park to see the reenactors bring history to life and learn about colonial life and being a soldier in an 18th-century British regiment.


  • December 10, 2022, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Event Hours

    10am- 4pm

    Meeting Place

    Activities will be conducted in and around the Market Place near the parking lot.

    What to Bring

    Due to the noise of the artillery demonstrations, we ask that you do not bring any pets.

    Park Event



    Free with park admission.