Cannonballs and Cranberries

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Sunday, August 26, 2018
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Myles Standish State Forest
Myles Standish State Forest
194 Cranberry Road
Carver, MA 02366

Hike around a working cranberry bog in Myles Standish State Forest and discover the fascinating history of the bog, from iron production to cranberry agriculture. These bogs helped America win its independence by producing iron used in cannonballs for the American Revolution.

For children ages 8 and up and curious adults of all ages; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Interpretive Center in the Headquarters parking lot. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Bring water. Sunscreen and insect repellent is recommended. Program is cancelled in the event of rain.

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 866-2526
Category: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Hosted By: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
red cranberry bog in Myles Standish State Forest

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