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The American Colonists have signed the Declaration of Independence; it is July of 1776; General George Washington has only just liberated the city of Boston from the British; and Abigail Adams prepares to inoculate herself and her children from the dreaded Small Pox. Spend time with Abigail Adams by her spinning wheel as she reminisces about her experiences living in and around Boston prior to and during the early years of the American Revolution. Eyewitness to the birth of the American Revolution, John Adam's Dearest Friend, Wife, Mother, and American Patriot.
Interpreted by Rebecca Tulloch, this program is tailored for younger audiences, grades 3 - 8. Student participation is encouraged and includes dressing students up in colonial era clothing.
Program Length can be customized to accommodate varying class lengths from 20 - 55 minutes depending on the audience and venue.
Molly Pitcher, better
known as Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley, became a heroine of the American
Revolution at the Battle of Monmouth on June 28th, 1778 for her brave firing of a
colonial cannon during the battle. Rebecca Tulloch brings Molly to
life with this lively performance which includes audience participation
in the manning of a Coehorn Mortar.
Aided by a French Artilleryman, audiences will also enjoy learning about the importance of French Artillery during the war and how with out them, winning the war with the British might not have been possible.
The program concludes with a live firing demonstration of the Coehorn Mortar.
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