"Towne of Boston" Flintlock Musket

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/29/2009

American flintlock musket, .69 caliber, with "TOWNE OF BOSTON" branded into the stock.

This gun was put together in the Massachusetts Colony before the French and Indian War to arm the militia of the city of Boston.


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Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)

Standards in History (Grades K-4)

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

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