2011-05-19 / Editorial

Since 1776



Residents and reenactors joined forces Saturday to celebrate Battery Day at Conanicut Battery National Historic Park. The battery was a defensive military position built in 1776 to dissuade British warships from entering the bay during the Revolutionary War. Photos by Andrea von Hohenleiten Residents and reenactors joined forces Saturday to celebrate Battery Day at Conanicut Battery National Historic Park. The battery was a defensive military position built in 1776 to dissuade British warships from entering the bay during the Revolutionary War. Photos by Andrea von Hohenleiten

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