Battle re-enactment discussion scheduled

JOHNSTOWN – Johnson Hall State Historic Site Manager Wade Wells will discuss an upcoming Battle of Johnstown re-enactment at the Common Council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.

The event will involve hundreds of people at encampments at Johnson Hall and re-enactment of the battle on Sept. 21 through the downtown area.

The Battle of Johnstown was one of the last battles in the northern theater of the Revolutionary War, with 1,400 soldiers engaged in Johnstown on Oct. 25, 1781.