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Historic Trade: Tin Plate Worker

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    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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    9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Soldiers valued tinware for its durability, low cost, and light weight. To supply the army during the Revolution, Virginia's government established a tin shop to produce kettles, cups, plates, and other items. See how our tin plate workers snip, shape, and bend this flexible material.

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