Cape Ann during the Revolution presented by Mary McCarl with musical interludes by Pat Conlon and Friends
Saturday, April 7, 2007
The Cape Ann Historical Museum hosts independent scholar Mary McCarl’s presentation Cape Ann During the Revolution, 1775-1783: The Contribution of the People of Cape Ann to the Patriotic Cause During the American Revolution. Musical interludes of the period will be provided by Pat Conlon and Friends. McCarl will use documents from the Cape Ann Historical Museum and the Gloucester Archives to make history come alive. The presentation is based on service records, pension narratives and family history of Cape Ann soldiers. The presentation is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The event is free and open to the public.
The Cape Ann Historical Museum is located at 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. To 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed during the month of February, on Mondays and on major holidays. Admission is $6.50 adults, $6.00 seniors, $4.50 students, children under 6 and Museum members are free. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. For more information please call: (978) 283-0455. Additional information can be found online at: www.capeannhistoricalmuseum.org.