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242nd Powder House Day

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

 2CGFG

HEADQUARTERS

SECOND COMPANY, GOVERNOR’S FOOT GUARD

ORGANIZED 1775

87 Montowese Street, Branford, Connecticut 06405

SECOND COMPANY GOVERNOR’S FOOT GUARD CELEBRATES 242nd POWDER HOUSE DAY: APRIL 22, 2017

(NEW HAVEN, Conn) – On Saturday, April 22, 2017, the Second Company, Governor’s Foot Guard, will commemorate the 242nd Anniversary of Powder House Day, an important day in the history of New Haven and the State of Connecticut. Powder House Day is celebrated annually each year to commemorate the events of April 22, 1775, when the Second Company, under the command of Captain Benedict Arnold, demanded the keys to the powder house in order to arm themselves and march to Cambridge to assist our sister colony of Massachusetts at the outset of the War of Independence…. PowderHouseDay2017NewsRelease

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Date:
April 22
Time:
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

Venue

George and St. Mary Streets
New Haven, CT United States + Google Map