Local militiamen were ragtag but tenacious fighting forces. Supervisor of Military Programs John Hill describes Revolutionary War hometown defenses.
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The Powder Magazine stood ready to arm soldiers against the oppressors of the age. Historic interpreter Chris Geist details the building’s purpose.| Transcript
Add your shouts to the clamor for revolution in Colonial Williamsburg’s evening program, “The Gunpowder Plot.” Author Gina DeAngelis explains.| Transcript
Military Interpreter Stewart Pittman talks about a company of 14-year-old boys who rob a booby-trapped Magazine and arm themselves with blue-painted muskets in 1775. He also answers some popular questions about musket firing and accuracy.| Transcript