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The British are seizing our ships, the rebels in Rhode Island have burned the HMS Gaspee. The Crown's soldiers have arrested many prominent local citizens without cause and are sending them to stand trial in England, without a trial by their peers. Form the Committees of Correspondence, Virginia will be next!
10:00 Craft demonstrations and Games begin
10:30 Sea Shanties – Jolly Roving Tars
11:00 Militia Participatory Drill Announcement - Burning of the Gaspee
11:30 Storyteller – Tales of the Sea
12:30 Rev. John Allen Gaspee Sermon
1:00 Participatory Dance
1:30 Storyteller – Tales of the Sea
2:00 Militia Participatory Drill
2:30 Sea Shanties – Jolly Roving Tars
3:00 Lecture – The Gaspee Affair
4:00 What side do you choose, are you a Loyalist or a Rebel?
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