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Massachusetts History Comes Alive! at the Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site
July 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Meet militia re-enactors from two time periods and participate in pike and musket drills, dress like a colonist and end the day with musket firing demonstrations (3:30 pm). We are teaming up with the Saugus Public Library for a fun day of living history to support and inspire our young readers! The great state of Massachusetts; its heroes and history is the theme of the Saugus Summer Reading Program!
The Salem Trayned Band recreates the dress and drill of the first militia company in Massachusetts: 1629 – 1637 and the Lexington Minute Men portray those in the company who served valiantly throughout the American Revolution: 1775 -1781.
This is a collaborative program with the Saugus Public Library to support and inspire our young readers! The great state of Massachusetts; its heroes and history is the theme of the Saugus Public Schools Summer Reading Program!
Schedule of Events:
Visit with members of the Salem Trayned Band
Program and Musket Firing Demonstration with the Lexington Minute Men and the Salem Trayned Band
Events are free and open to the public. Rain date is July 19. For more information please call 781-233-0050 or visit NPS.gov/SAIR