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Phone (978) 283-0800
Price $15. This program is exclusively for Historic New England members. Nonmembers who wish to attend this program must first purchase a membership.
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories History Museums

Stories from the Front: Sleeper and the American Field Service

Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 1:00p to 2:30p

Beauport creator Henry Davis Sleeper, together with Abram Piatt Andrew established the American Field Service during World War I. Sleeper recruited volunteers and raised significant funds for Model T Fords to be used as ambulances. An introduction to the American Field Service (AFS) by William Foley and Ronald Poteat is followed by a brief tour of Beauport highlighting AFS objects and stories, as well as a talk by George King III who recently recreated a 1916 field hospital vehicle.

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Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House
75 Eastern Point Blvd.
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-0800
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