Watch infantry demonstrations at American, English Camps | Update

  • Mon Jul 16th, 2018 4:48pm
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Submitted by San Juan Island National Historical Park

Editor’s note: These events have been suspended as of July 15 when a demonstration caused a wildfire.

Watch replica infantry soldiers perform weapon demonstrations, every hour, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays, through Aug. 25 at English and American Camps on San Juan Island.

While the local Pig War of 1859 never included a life lost to war, it does not mean that soldiers did not use the weapons issued to them. In times of celebration, commemoration and drill, these tools saw significant use.

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