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August 2020

Arming the Redcoats

August 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 12, 2020

Fort Ticonderoga, 100 Fort Ti Road
Ticonderoga, NY 12883 United States
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$35

How did the redcoats get their guns? How heavy was a “Brown-Bess” and is that even the right term? Get the answers to these and more questions with Fort Ticonderoga Curator Matthew Keagle in this one-of-a-kind hands-on program. After you receive training in handling artifacts, this program allows you to handle original weapons from Fort Ticonderoga’s collections. Go beyond the exhibit case to follow the evidence on the artifacts that reveal the industrial systems employed by the British military to…

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