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Demonstration at Arisia ’14

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate bayonet drill at Arisia ’14, on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:00 am, in Grand Ballroom A.  And there will be a historical ball that evening, at 8:00 pm in the Commonwealth Ballroom.  We’ll provide a … Continue reading

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Lynn Civil War Sesquicentennial Living History Encampment, Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June 2013

The Salem Zouaves will participate in a living-history encampment as part of the city of Lynn’s Civil War Sesquicentennial programs.  The encampment will take place on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June on Lynn Common.  Saturday’s program will be followed … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Parades, Monday 27 May 2013

The Salem Light Infantry (Salem Zouaves), as is their annual custom, will march in the Nahant and Lynn Memorial Day parades on Monday 27 May 2013.  The Nahant parade steps off at 9:00 am, and the Lynn parade steps off … Continue reading

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Watch City Festival, Waltham, Massachusetts, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2013

We will participate in the Watch City Festival in Waltham, Massachusetts, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May 2013.  We’ll have our tent set up in Landry Park, right in front of the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, … Continue reading

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Demonstration at ConBust ’13

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate manual-of-arms and bayonet drills on video, and broom drill—an actual period practice—live, at Smith College’s ConBust ’13, on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm in Seelye Hall room 312.

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Demonstration at Arisia ’13

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate bayonet drill at Arisia ’13, on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:00 am in Harbor Ballroom II.  From the Arisia ’13 Schedule: Salem Zouaves: Civil War Bayonet Drill In the mid-nineteenth century, a military fashion … Continue reading

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Green Hill Park Civil War Reenactment, Worcester MA, Thursday 11-Sunday 14 October 2012

The Salem Zouaves will serve as the Federal camp’s headquarters guards at the Green Hill Park Civil War Reenactment in Worcester, Massachusetts’ Green Hill Park, on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October 2012.  (Our own primus inter pares, Paul Kenworthy, … Continue reading

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Salem Zouaves will demonstrate at Lincoln Day at Forbes House Museum, Milton, MA

Bayonets and Sabre Fencing…. the Salem Zouaves will join the Lincoln Day festivities  for the first time ever… Forbes House Museum will hold its annual Lincoln Day celebration on Sunday, 12 February from 1-4pm at 215 Adams Street, Milton. Festivities … Continue reading

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Demonstration at Arisia’12

The Salem Zouaves will demonstrate bayonet drill at Arisia’12, on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 11:30am. From the Arisia’12 Schedule: Salem Zouaves: Civil War Bayonet Drill In the mid-nineteenth century, a military fashion craze swept Europe and the United States. … Continue reading

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Zouaves at Fezziwig’s Ball 2011

Some members of the Salem Light Infantry were at Fezziwig’s Ball, hosted by the Commonwealth Vintage Dancers, on December 10, 2011 at Salem Old Town Hall. (A couple of Zouaves in disguise.) More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/28555256@N05/sets/72157628519834129/with/6552302545/

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