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Along Penobscot Bay in the 1690s: A Living History Encampment

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CASTINE, Maine — Along Penobscot Bay in the 1690s: A Living History Encampment Experience with host Ken Hamilton beginning at 2 p.m.  Saturday, Aug. 27 and running through Sunday, Aug. 28,  at the Wilson Museum in Castine. Throughout the weekend, a team of re-enactors will eat, sleep and live as though it’s the 1690s, recreating a French and Native American encampment on the Museum’s picturesque grounds overlooking Castine Harbor. This type of gathering was common during King William’s War when French and Native forces frequently coordinated at Pentagoet in Castine awaiting French supply ships. This living history demonstration will include 17th century equipment and clothing reproductions and an informal discussion on the history and culture of the period.

The program is free and open to the public. During the weekend, the Museum will be open during its regularly scheduled hours: 2-5 PM. For more information contact the Wilson Museum 326-9247 or www.wilsonmuseum.org.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Darren French

Telephone Number: (207)326-9247

Website: http://www.wilsonmuseum.org

Email: info@wilsonmuseum.org