The Fairhaven Villiage Militia and the Wareham Minutemen and Militia Companies spent the weekend living in an authentic period camp the same way it was done 240 years ago, during the Revolutionary War era, at Fort Phoenix in Fairhaven. Men, women and children dressed in period clothing and reenacted life in 1778. Events included demonstrations for musket fire, campfire cooking, fire starting with flint and steel, and children’s games of the period. On Saturday night, the group fired the fort’s five large cannons, including two fires for cannon #1.
Photos by Glenn C. Silva. See more photos of this event at https://photos.app.goo.gl/7jqgLKDWQjBwaRdW6. See more of his photos on Instagram: @asttephoto
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