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  • Faulkner House
  • Colonical soldiers firing
  • Jones Tavern
  • Spinning wheels

Patriots Day Spirit 2017

Patriots Spirit 16 toys games 3 250wA fun-filled day was enjoyed by all when we celebrated Patriots Day Spirit.

Among a group of activities participants enjoyed:

    • Revolutionary women at the Faulkner Homestead cooking - used a Roman oven - in support of their (Minute)men at the Old North Bridge
    • Civil War component -
      • the 12th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, the 28th Massachusetts Infantry, the Irish Brigade Regiment, and 1st Massachusetts Cavalry camped and skirmished in the woods
      • New this year were re-enactors from the U.S.Sanitary Commission, who gave relief and support to the Union Army
    • Faulkner Homestead kitchen and loom room were open for demonstrations
      • members of the Nashoba Valley Weavers' Guild joined us.

View videos from our Patriots Day Spirit 2013 and Robbins Ride re-enactment. Check out a few photos from 2017, and click here and here for photos from past years, or visit our Facebook page.

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Open Museum - Jones Tavern and Faulkner Homestead

Come by between 3:00 - 5:00 pm on "4th Sundays" 2017, tour the properties and learn about our unique history.

  • May 28th
  • June 25th
  • July 23rd - Jone's Tavern fire commemoration
  • September 24th
  • October 21st/22nd (Acton Open Studios weekend)

Check our calendar for more event info or contact us about our events and Historic Open Houses.

Site Photos

Belle Choate
Nancy Evans
Anne Forbes
Kaye Sherry Hirsch
Nan Towle-Millett
Kimberley Connors-Hughes

Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors

Iron Work Farm Mission

Iron Work Farm owns the 1707 Faulkner Homestead and 1732 Jones Tavern in South Acton. We serve as the stewards of these precious tangible assets to the historic past. Our mission is to protect, educate and promote historical preservation and the study of South Acton.