Warlike Preparations at the Barrett Farm

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Colonel James Barrett of Concord was in charge for protecting all the military supplies around the town in 1775. Seeking his house was a part of the mission of the British troopers when they walked to Concord. Visit the Barrett House and research the extreme military preparations that helped launch America into the Revolutionary War.

Sit in on a Committee of Safety meeting, make artillery cartridges, learn the "new" military exercise and share concerns with local citizens of 1775.

See also: The History List Guide to Patriots' Day, including the complete list of activities before, during, and after Patriots' Day.