Monthly Archives: July 2017

Timeline of Pikemen at Salem Pioneer Village, Saturday 12 August 2017: Cancelled

Update:  This event has been cancelled by the organizer, as one of the groups that had planned to participate turned out to be unable to attend (waaah!), which would have resulted in an unsatisfactory program.  The organizer plans to try … Continue reading

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National Park Service Salem Maritime Festival, Saturday 5 August 2017

The Salem Trayned Band will demonstrate c. 1630 English pike drill and seventeenth-century camp life at the National Park Service’s Salem Maritime Festival on Saturday 5 August 2017 in Salem, Massachusetts.  (The Festival is back to being a full-weekend event, … Continue reading

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Saugus Public Library at the Saugus Iron Works, Wednesday 12 July 2017

The Saugus Public Library has arranged for the Lexington Minutemen to appear at the Saugus Iron Works, apparently in connection with a summer reading program for elementary-school children about Massachusetts and the Revolutionary War (missing an opportunity, given Saugus’ excellent … Continue reading

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