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Preparing for Winter, Preparing for War

October 15 @ 10:00 AM

Join us on October 15, 2022, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for a day of special programming at Hartwell Tavern in Minute Man National Historical Park.Autumn in Colonial New England was a time of change and transition when many gathered to share the fruits of summer labor and prepare to survive the coming winter. In 1774 it was also a time of preparation for the coming conflict; Colonial Militia mustered to train their soldiers and scrambled to secure military supplies. As Colonists ferried weapons and goods into Concord, local families brought in their harvests to be preserved as food sufficient to feed their family through the coming year.Join us for a day of special programs at Minute Man’s Historic Hartwell Tavern covering the experiences of everyday people as they prepared for winter and for war in 1774.

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October 15, 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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