Imperial Academy of Gunnery

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Imperial Academy of Gunnery

Time: September 25, 2009 to September 27, 2009
Location: Ukranian Homestead.
Street: Beaver Run Road Lehighton, PA 18235
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Event Type: reenactment, and, sca
Organized By: matthias pogner
Latest Activity: Apr 7, 2010

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Imperial Academy of Gunnery

(At-a-Glance Event Information)

Friday, September 25th, 2009 to Sunday, September 27th, 2009

Hosted by Shire of Eisental - Lehighton, PA

Event Last Modified: April 26th, 2009

Unto the populace of the Known World, greetings from the Shire of Eisental. It is with glad hearts that we invite one and all to our second University for the arts of 'modern warfare' in the 15th & 16th centuries.

This Academy will focus on gunnery for both artillery and hand gunners, as well as pike and pole arm drill and formations. Gunnery ranges as well as drill fields will be open all day. An array of other classes will be offered pertaining but not limited to period cooking, herbalism, thrown weapons and garb (those interested in teaching please contact Jenn Oaks at ).

All are invited to participate in the A&S display. We would like to see completed works and works-in-progress in various disciplines, including but not limited to gunnery, combat, and camp life. Members of the populous may bring tokens if they wish to express their appreciation for entries in the display.

An enchanted area will be set up for those wishing to participate in the period encampment competition. We are pleased to announce this year the addition of a great weapons only tournament. The format TBA at the event.

Please bring your feast gear for a sumptuous afternoon-long repast will be offered once again this year. Don't forget your coin purses for merchants are invited to display their wares in both the large hall as well as merchant's grove. We would like to invite all folk with an interest in late-period camping and warfare to join us for the weekend, set amidst the beauty of foliage at the well known site of the Ukranian Homestead.


From I-81 take Hometown/Mahanoy City exit (Rt. 54)-proceed east on Rt. 54 towards Nesquehoning. At Rt. 209, bear left towards Jim Thorpe. Follow Rt. 209 through Jim Thorpe (left turn at 2nd light) up the big hill. At Switchback Restaurant, bear right onto Oak. Follow this road approximately 1.5-2 miles. Site will be on the left. If you miss the turn at Oak Drive, take the next right, which is Beaver Street, and this will join Oak and Beaver Run.

From PA Turnpike take Mahoning exit. Bear left to the ramp for Rt. 209, Lehighton and Jim Thorpe. Follow Rt. 209 (Right turn at Sapore's Restaurant) past Lehighton and up the big hill. At Beaver Street, turn left, and follow this road approximately 1.5-2 miles, site will be on your left. If you miss Beaver Street, make a hairpin left turn at Switchback Restaurant onto Oak Drive.

At-a-Glance Event Information

Ukrainian Homestead
Beaver Run Road
Lehighton, PA 18235
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Site Opens: Friday, September 25, 2009 at 5:00pm
Site Closes: Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 12:00pm

Event Fees:

Site : Adult $20, Youth (7-17) $10, Child (6 and under) Free.

NMS: Non-member fee $3 without proof of membership

Send Reservations to:
Lisa and Gene Rossi, 9 North 2nd St., St. Clair, PA 17970

Lady Tiecia O'Scanlan and Lord Gino Rossi (Lisa and Gene Rossi)
9 N. 2nd Street, St. Clair, Pennsylvania 17970
Phone: 570-429-0807

Make Checks Payable to: SCA Inc., Shire of Eisental

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