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Posted on: September 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Liberty & Union Festival

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Each fall we celebrate the unique role the City of Taunton played in our nation’s founding. Liberty & Union Weekend commemorates the events of October 1774, when Taunton became the first community in the American colonies to raise a flag – the “Liberty and Union” flag – in opposition to British rule.

Learn more at libertyandunion.org and mark your calendar for October 21, 2023!

Activities include:
-Wreath laying at the Robert Treat Paine statue
-Flag raising ceremony
-A walking tour of historic downtown Taunton
-Historic reenactors and demonstrations on site
-Live Music
-Local Food trucks
-Beer garden with local brews
-Free admission to the OCHM all day
…and more!

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