Battle of Moores Creek Bridge to be reenacted for 243rd anniversary

CURRIE, NC (WWAY) — After the government shutdown threatened an upcoming event at Moores Creek National Battlefield, turns out it will take place after all.

The national park in Pender will be commemorate the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge, one of the first patriot victories of the American Revolution.

It’s happening next Saturday and Sunday, February 23-24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More than 150 living historians dressed in 18th century clothing will fill the battlefield and demonstration area, spending the weekend demonstrating and educating the public on military and civilian life in 18th century North Carolina.

The event is free and open to the public.

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