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Drake’s Raid & Encampment

Drake’s Raid in an annual reenactment of the attack of the land and naval forces of Sir Francis Drake against Spanish San Augustin in June of 1586.  Drake’s Encampment will take place at the Colonial Quarter Living History Museum where drills, demonstrations, and 16th century living history interpretations will be presented from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

The sacking and burning reenactment of town, a battle between Spanish town’s brave defenders and the English privateers and brigands of Francis Drake, begins at 7:00pm at the Santo Domingo Redoubt near the Old City Gates, proceed down St. George Street, and conclude at the Governor’s Palace at the Plaza de la Constitución.

For more information, contact Sharon DeJonge at (616) 990-5456 or by email at For an itinerary of activities and other, event-related information, contact Jeff Johnson at

Image used is from Drake’s Raid website.


June 1, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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