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Experience the Life of a Sailor in the War of 1812


Experience the Life of a Sailor in the War of 1812

Journey back in time to the War of 1812 and experience what it was like to be in the Navy during that time of conflict.

Colvin Run Mill welcomes the Ship’s Company for the first time on Sunday, November 12, 2017. These reenactors will be portraying uniformed U.S. Navy sailors from the War of 1812 and will present demonstrations on sailor nutrition and cannon firing. See how sailors survived during the Age of Sail.

This free event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. No reservations are necessary. There is an additional fee to take a tour of the mill.

Colvin Run Mill is located at 10017 Colvin Run Rd, Great Falls, VA. For more information, call 703-759-2771 or visit Colvin Run Mill.


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