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In an age before TV, radio, and the internet, the printed word was the primary means of long-distance mass communication. Watch and learn as printers set type and use reproduction printing presses to manufacture colonial newspapers, political notices, pamphlets and books.

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Freedom of the Press in the eyes of the Founding Fathers

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DIY-ers & Makers Itinarary

See the time before power tools and meet our world-class artisans in the Historic Trades. Must see for DIY and makers of all ages!

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Historic Trades

Discover craftsmanship in more than 20 trades, where modern-day practitioners use 18th-century tools and techniques to apprentice in — and eventually master — blacksmithing, woodworking or gunsmithing, just to name a few.

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