46970Re: 1812 200th Anniversary of Rock Harbor landing Cape Cod Mass.
- Aug 27 8:57 AMThe date may be somewhat flexible, but the town will want it to be before school starts in early September. Would earlier in August help?
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Seufert" <rmarine1812@...> wrote:
> We portray Royal Marines in the Mid-Atlantic area and as much as we'd love
> to come to your event, the following four weekends are taken up with events
> around here. Wouldn't dare at a fifth to the schedule! Any chance of
> moving the event to the end of September/beginning of October?
> Ed Seufert, Sgt
> 1812 Royal Marines
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Douglas Butler" <sherpadoug@...>
> To: <WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 5:27 PM
> Subject: 1812 200th Anniversary of Rock Harbor landing Cape Cod Mass.
> > The Yarmouth Minutemen and the town of Orleans Mass on Cape Cod are
> > interested in recreating the British landing at Rock Harbor in Orleans in
> > 1814 and their attempt to extract ransom for the town's salt works. To
> > note the (approximate) 200th anniversary of the landing we are looking for
> > a few dozen reenactors each for the local militia and the British marines,
> > and a few 1812 style boats for the weekend of August 15 to 17, 2014.
> > The actual landing occurred in December and was repelled at the beach, but
> > we are hoping for a successful landing, a short march to the town green,
> > and a skirmish with the local militia.
> > Anyone interested in helping with this endeavor is asked to contact the
> > Yarmouth Minutemen at ymm1774@...
> > YHS
> > Doug Butler
> > Yarmouth Minutemen
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