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Bath Historical Society

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April 2019

Kennebec Caper: Bath’s 1775 Mast Landing Affair

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The story of how a Bath militia group prevented a load of masts from being delivered to the Royal Navy shortly after Lexington and Concord is proudly celebrated locally. We know the story from the American point of view, the names of some of the men involved, and how the masts were later defended when the British sent the frigate Rainbow to try to recover them. But the journal of an Englishman who participated in that affair presents a different…

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