American flintlock musket, .69 caliber, with "TOWNE OF BOSTON" branded into the stock.
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/30/2009
This musket was most likely one of the muskets used to arm the militia. The stock is branded "Newtowne" for its place of origin, Newtowne, Massachusetts, which was established as an outpost of Boston in 1631.