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Burning of the Ships Day

May 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Burning of the Ships Day, May 13th @ 1pm

Essex’s Annual Burning of the Ships Day commemorates one of the worst events in the town’s history- the fateful night in April, 1814 when a company of Royal Marines landed at the foot of Main Street and proceeded to burn all of the ships moored and being built on the ways around town.

The highlight of the celebration is a parade of fife and drum corps down Main St., led by Essex’s own Sailing Masters of 1812.

The Connecticut River Museum lawn will host war of 1812 reenactors and family activities throughout the afternoon

Details

Date:
May 13, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.ctrivermuseum.org/

Venue

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main St
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Phone:
860-767-8269
Website:
http://www.ctrivermuseum.org/

Contact Us






    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com

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