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2017 Schedule

USS Constitution 1812 Marine Guard public schedule of events
DateEventLocationTimeMore Info
July 22Yard DayCharlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historic Park, Boston MA9:30 AM - 3:00 PMThe United States Marines guarded the Charlestown Navy Yard throughout its entire history as an active Navy installation. They also served aboard ships like USS Constitution during the War of 1812. Come learn how they served both ashore and at sea!
July 23USS Constitution returns to the water Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historic Park, Boston MA9:00 AM to midnight
Marines present 4:00 - 8:00 PM
USS Constitution completes her dry dock work. See her as the dry dock is flooded and she refloats.
USS Constitution Museum event site
Aug 5 & 6War of 1812 Weekend Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, Sackets Harbor, NYsee web linkWeb link - Sackets Harbor Battlefield Schedule
Aug 26Yard DayCharlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historic Park, Boston MA9:30 AM - 3:00 PMThe United States Marines guarded the Charlestown Navy Yard throughout its entire history as an active Navy installation. They also served aboard ships like USS Constitution during the War of 1812. Come learn how they served both ashore and at sea!
Sept 2 & 3War of 1812 Weekend Fort McClary Memorial & State Historic Site, Kittery Point, ME10:00 AM - 3:00 PM each dayEvent Facebook Page
Sept 23Yard DayCharlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historic Park, Boston MA9:30 AM - 3:00 PMThe United States Marines guarded the Charlestown Navy Yard throughout its entire history as an active Navy installation. They also served aboard ships like USS Constitution during the War of 1812. Come learn how they served both ashore and at sea!
Sept 24Fairbanks Fall FestivalFairbanks House Historic Site, Dedham, MA12:00 - 5:00 PMFairbanks House Event link
Sept 30 & Oct 1Topsfield FairTopsfield Fairgrounds, Topsfield, MAopening to dusk each dayTopsfield Fair Website
Oct 28Yard DayCharlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historic Park, Boston MA9:30 AM - 3:00 PMThe United States Marines guarded the Charlestown Navy Yard throughout its entire history as an active Navy installation. They also served aboard ships like USS Constitution during the War of 1812. Come learn how they served both ashore and at sea!
Nov 18America's Hometown Thanksgiving Day ParadePlymouth, MAsee web linkParade Website
Dec tbdUSS Constitution Christmas Tree LightingCharlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historic Park, Boston MAtbdtbd