Cannonballs and Cranberries

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Sunday, September 30, 2018
10:00am - 11:30am
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot 7
Myles Standish State Forest - Parking Lot 7
Bare Hill Rd.
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 the Rocky Pond Cranberry Parking Lot 7 on Bare Hill Road. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Bring water. Sunscreen and insect repellent is recommended. Rain may cancel; call ahead to confirm.

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
two people walking next to a cranberry bog

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