Live-stream Arms & Armor Presentation: 17th Century Colonial Militia

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History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Saturday, February 20, 2021
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary
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Worcester Art Museum
Facebook Live
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: Free
Description: Did you know the National Guard and various state defense forces have their origins in the militia system? Did you know the militia system of the American Colonies was a continuation of a system established in Anglo-Saxon England? Discover how the earliest English colonists in New England defended themselves and just who they thought they might have to fight. Join us as the Salem Trayned Band presents on Facebook Live their recreation of a 17th-century colonial militia unit from Salem, Massachusetts.

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Created: December 16, 2020 at 2:42 PM
Last Modified: February 11, 2021 at 9:35 AM

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