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History of the current Stow Minutemen (Captain Don Rising)
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Sunday, 24 February 2013

Don Rising was the first captain of the Stow Minutemen after they reformed in the mid-1960s.  Hear him discuss the early days here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45BWr3yyTLA

Last updated ( Sunday, 24 February 2013 )
 
Colonial Sayings Still In Use Today
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Monday, 01 December 2008

Sleep Tight, Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Most beds of the 17th and 18th Century were mattresses stuffed with anything and everything, including more than a few creepy, crawly things. These sat atop a frame of "springs" made of woven ropes. Over time the ropes would sag and stretch from body weight, making the bed very uncomfortable. Use of a rope jack was needed to tighten the ropes back to firm support.

Last updated ( Sunday, 21 December 2008 )

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Local Weather
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Monday, 01 December 2008

Click for Stow, Massachusetts Forecast

Last updated ( Monday, 01 December 2008 )
 
You Might Be a Reenactor IF......
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Monday, 01 December 2008
  • Sleeping outside in the rain and mud is your idea of a fun Saturday night.
  • You can identify a Regiment by the curses heard from their camp.
  • You can't sing without a mug of something in your hand.
  • You can spot 100% wool or linen at 30 yards.
Last updated ( Monday, 01 December 2008 )

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Company Newsletters
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Monday, 01 December 2008

The company has been migrating toward using this web site and social media for communication, largely obsoleting the use of the quarterly newsletters for communication.

The last Stow Minutemen Company newsletter is March, 2009.

Last updated ( Sunday, 10 April 2011 )

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