Living history: Revolutionary War-era reenactors give several demonstrations at Kittery fort

KITTERY, Maine — No, the British weren’t coming — though it certainly appeared that way at Fort McClary Saturday afternoon.Forty members of the Royal Irish reenactment group, clad in Revolutionary War-era garb, set up camp this weekend at the fort, offering cannon demonstrations, showing basket-weaving techniques and offering other history lessons to scores of visitors as part of an ongoing effort to raise funds for improvement projects at the fort.

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