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Editor's Pick Burning of the Ships Day

Burning of the Ships Day; Saturday, May, 11, 2013

Saturday  2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

the historic 1814 British Raid on Essex comes to life in Essex Village; festivities begin with the annual Burning of the Ships Commemoration Parade presented by Essex’s Sailing Masters of 1812 Fife & Drums corps; lawn activities; at 5 pm, all are invited to join museum staff in the Burning of the Ships exhibit for storytelling; $5 per person and free for CRM members; the program will end in time for the 8 p.m. start of the annual Regency Ball hosted by the Sailing Masters of 1812 at Essex Town Hall; ctrivermuseum.org.

Location:
Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426

Cost:
parade/lawn events free to public

Contact:
860-767-8269
http://www.ctrivermuseum.org/calendarevent/burning-of-the-ships-day/

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