Linda Brocklesby, sitting, and her mom Kris Trexler of Sequim ready for a photo-op with the Constitution of the United States during the Northwest Colonial Festival. Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash

Linda Brocklesby, sitting, and her mom Kris Trexler of Sequim ready for a photo-op with the Constitution of the United States during the Northwest Colonial Festival. Sequim Gazette photos by Matthew Nash

A revolution of fun: organizers happy with seventh NW Colonial Festival

Visitors and living historians alike filled the fields at George Washington Inn, 939 Finn Hall Road, Port Angeles, to revisit colonial America for the seventh Northwest Colonial Festival. See more photos here.

For four days, skirmishes between British Regulars and the colonial militia took place beside reenactments and discussions of life during the American Revolutionary War.

Ryan Wetterlund, the festival’s event director, said organizers “loved the event and had a wonderful time and are looking forward to next year.”

The eighth festival is set for Aug. 11-14, 2022.

For more information on the event, visit facebook.com/colonialfestival and colonial festival.com.

Mick Hersey of Bremerton shares his town crier duties with Lucas, 7, and Eloise Maxfield, 4, of Vashon Island prior to a skirmish at the Northwest Colonial Festival. Hersey said he’s held the role for each of the festival’s seven years.

Mick Hersey of Bremerton shares his town crier duties with Lucas, 7, and Eloise Maxfield, 4, of Vashon Island prior to a skirmish at the Northwest Colonial Festival. Hersey said he’s held the role for each of the festival’s seven years.

George Washington (Vern Frykholm Jr.) greets visitors Aug. 14 to the Northwest Colonial Festival. Frykholm, a staple of the festival since its inception, said he was happy with the turnout for the event.

George Washington (Vern Frykholm Jr.) greets visitors Aug. 14 to the Northwest Colonial Festival. Frykholm, a staple of the festival since its inception, said he was happy with the turnout for the event.

Nickie Allen of Utah shows brothers Rizzolo, 9, Canaan, 12, and Broden Texeira, 17 of Bremerton how her husband Gove’s replica of Isaiah Thomas’ printing press works. The Allens returned to the Northwest Colonial Festival for the first time since 2017 to share hands-on learning.

Nickie Allen of Utah shows brothers Rizzolo, 9, Canaan, 12, and Broden Texeira, 17 of Bremerton how her husband Gove’s replica of Isaiah Thomas’ printing press works. The Allens returned to the Northwest Colonial Festival for the first time since 2017 to share hands-on learning.

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