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The Battle for the Airfield - A WWII re-enactment in Hudson, MA

The Battle for the Airfield is an annual World War II battle re-enactment organized by the Collings Foundation in Hudson, MA. Featuring over 300 re-enactors representing several branches of Allied and Axis military as well as fully restored military equipment... 

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Tour of The 17th Century Archives at the Registry of Deeds | The History List

Thanks to John Buckley, Register of Deeds, for coming in on a Saturday and giving our group an opportunity to see these rare documents. And thanks to Michael Shire for this video.... 

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Touring the Quincy Quarry with the Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers Museum historian and president

A walking tour discussing the history of the Quincy Quarry in Quincy, Massachusetts with Al Bina (grey shirt with red cap), President, and Tom Bonomi (red shirt, doing most of the presentations), Historian of the Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers Museum. The r... 

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Curator tour of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site | The History List

A tour of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site with the museum's curator, Alex MacKenzie. The Springfield Armory is located in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts and was established under the administration of George Washington as a manufactory o... 

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"The Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World" — New Bedford Whaling Museum

Excellent gallery talk with New Bedford Whaling Museum curator Akeia Benard, Ph.D., followed (at the 39 minute mark) by a walk along the entire length of the panorama. We were very fortunate to have her today, and I'm sure you'll enjoy her talk as much as we d... 

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What really happened at North Bridge on April 19, 1775, with author J.L. Bell

J.L. Bell is the author of The Road to Concord: How Four Stolen Cannon Ignited the Revolutionary War." Even if you think you know what happened the morning the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired at North Bridge, you'll be surprised by some new det... 

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The History List: Patriots Day 2018: Local residents flee ahead of the approaching British troops

Minute Man National Historical Park As part of 2018 Patriots Day weekend activities. Use these timestamps to find specific events during the reenactment: 0:23 - residents fleeing their homes and farms ahead of British troops 0:24:24 - a grandmother from Lexi... 

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Buckman Tavern on a private tour with History Camp Boston

A private History Camp Boston tour of Buckman Tavern, located on the green in Lexington, MA. Thanks to the Lexington Historical Society for opening their historic building and giving us a tour. You can find out more about the Lexington Historical Society at ... 

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Visiting the Tiffany designed Ayer Mansion in Boston

The Ayer Mansion (1899 - 1902) in Boston is the only surviving residence created by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Join us as we take a rare private tour with Jeanne M. Pelletier, Preservation Advisor for the Campaign for the Ayer Mansion. Jeanne was an outstanding ... 

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Redcoats and Rebels at Old Sturbridge Village, New England's largest Revolutionary War reenactment

The largest Revolutionary War reenactment in New England takes place every August at Old Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. The event includes dozens of units and hundreds of reenactors, with large battles and skirmishes, demonstrations, and a l... 

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USS Constitution July 4 turnaround, including canon firing

This annual event is one of the few times that the ship is taken out of its berth in the Charlestown Navy Yard. There is a lottery for the highly-prized free tickets to be able to sail aboard the ship during the turnaround. (The ship is actually moved by tug...