1777 Whitemarsh Encampment

Since 1982, Hope Lodge has held re-enactments to commemorate the time from November 2 to December 11, 1777 when General George Washington and the Continental Army encamped in the Whitemarsh Hills.

36th annual encampment re-enactment

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 10 AM to 4 PM. Schedule and appearances subject to change.


  • Revolutionary War skirmishes at 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
  • Textile and Dyeing Demonstrations (presented by Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation)
  • Papermaking Activity (presented by Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation)
  • Lecture & book signing at 10:30 am by Jeffrey Finegan, Sr. author of the I Knew George Washington series.
  • Children's Muster Drill at 12:45 pm
  • Experiments of Dr. Benjamin Franklin at 1:00 pm (presented by Michael Kochan)
  • Sutlers
  • Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations
  • Tours of Hope Lodge Mansion
  • Scavenger Hunt and Children's Activities
  • Bake Sale to benefit The Friends of Hope Lodge
  • Catering by Tonellis of Lafayette Hill


2017 Admission Prices:

  • Adults: $10.00
  • Youth (ages 6-17): $6.00
  • Seniors (60+): $6.00
  • Family (One Car 2 adults and up to 3 children): $20.00
  • Children (5 & under): FREE
  • Friends of Hope Lodge Members: FREE



Troop and Sutler INVITATION  

It is our great pleasure to extend an invitation to you to our 36th Hope Lodge Encampment on November 4, 2017.

For Troops

For Sutlers

If you need forms sent in the mail, please email hopelodgepa@gmail.com