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Commemoration of the First Shot

When: Tue., April 12, 6:45 a.m. 2011

The one-hour ceremony will start with the firing of an authentic 1840 10-inch seacoast mortar, a match to the gun that fired the first shot. As in 1861, a star burst shell will fire over the harbor. The keynote address will be offered by Sen. Glenn McConnell. Tickets are required.

Price: Free

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