The Spirit of Acton ~ 1775 & 1861
The Acton Historical Society, Inc. ~ Iron Work Farm in Acton, Inc.
Monday April 15, 2013
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Ride the Patriots Day Trolley
Park at Acton's Town Hall and ride on one of the three Patriots Day trolleys
to the Jonathan Hosmer House, the Jones Tavern, Faulkner Homestead.
Enjoy a day filled with music, games, crafts, animals, 18th and 19th century
demonstrators, storytellers, and tours of historic buildings.
$5.00 per person
Price included entry to all 3 historic houses and Trolley Ride
(Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult)
This program is supported in part a grant from Acton Boxborough Cultural Council, a local agency
which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Jonathan Hosmer House ~ 300 Main Street
Hear the story of Luther Blanchard, the fifer of Capt. Isaac Davis Company
Visit Dr. Jonathan Hart, our colonial physician
Make a tricorn hat and March with Sgt. Foxcourt
Talk with Capt. Joseph Robbins and join the East Acton Militia Company
Hearth cooking, basket weaving, butter making and 18th century Games
Spirit of Acton 2012~ Hosmer House Video
Thank you Acton Patch
Jones Tavern ~ 128 Main Street
Meet Nathaniel Allen,
Pet the sheep and chickens.
Make a rag doll, roll bandages, try quilting and other crafts
Exchange Hall ~ 2 School Street
Ring the Exchange Hall bell
Faulkner Homestead ~ 5 High Street
Talk to soldiers of 28th
See Civil War battle re-enactment between the North and South.
Acton Memorial Library ~ 486 Main Street
Tour the Exhibit: "Not Afraid to Go!"
The Spirit of Acton is sponsored by
Roche Bros/Sudbury Farms of Acton
Steinberg Lalli Charitable Foundation
Middlesex Savings Bank
Acton Real Estate
AAA of Southern New England
Acton Funeral Home
Acton Medical Associates
Bursaw Gas & Oil
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
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