Lunch & Learn: Shoulder Your Arms; Colonial Militias In Early Plymouth Colony
Thursday, September 5, 2013 12-1pm
Free for Members/$8 for Non-Members
Please join us as Plimoth Plantation’s own Colonial Interpreter, Chris Messier, discusses the role of famous Plymouth military figures (such Captain Myles Standish) and importance of Colonial arms and armament in early New England. Bring a lunch or buy one at our Patuxet Café. Discussion starts promptly at noon in the Accomack Building.
About our speaker: Chris Messier has been a Colonial Interpreter and Museum Teacher at Plimoth Plantation for over ten years. He has portrayed everyone from Capt. Myles Standish to Master Christopher Jones (of Mayflower), and is one of the Museum’s expert authorities on military history and practice in early Plymouth Colony. Chris travels extensively around the country, leading workshops and lecturing on 17th – century New England history.
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