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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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Plimoth Plantation, less than an hour south of Boston and minutes from Cape Cod, is a living museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. Visit our Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company. Enjoy independent films at Plimoth Cinema.
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