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Hands-On: Under Arms


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Guests of all ages will step into the shoes of soldiers enlisting in the army during the American Revolution. Learning the manual of arms and the marching or cannon drills of the 18th-century soldier, these recruits will experience what life in the army was like for volunteer recruits in Williamsburg during the American Revolutionary War.


Under Arms is a participative program. Guests must be able to stand for at least 30 minutes. The program is open to all would-be soldiers ages 6 to 80! Weather permitting.

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Hands-On: Under Arms

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