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“Drill & Skill Day” with the First Continental Regiment

August 2, 2015 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm

Members of the First Continental Regiment will be visiting Rock Ford to work on a variety of 18th Century skills throughout the day. Planned activities for the men include drilling under the 1764 Manual of Arms and demonstrating how to start a fire, roll proper cartridges and clean a musket using proper period techniques. In addition, the ladies will be demonstrating how to put together meals using seasonal food stuffs, how to use a tape loom, how to weave a basket and other necessary skills of camp life.
NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
$8 Adults; $7 Seniors (65+); $6 Children (6-12) and Free for Children under 6


Details

Date:
August 2, 2015
Time:

11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
demonstration, History
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Website:
http://rockfordplantation.org/

Venue

Rock Ford Plantation

881 Rockford Rd

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States

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Phone:
(717) 392-7223
Website:
http://www.rockfordplantation.org/