Twisted Strands: Ropemaking in the Charlestown Navy Yard

FRI, JAN 9, 2015 (40:08)

Learn from an expert about some of the many ways that rope making connects with Boston history! Hear about how ropemaking was important to Boston sailors, learn about the Ropewalk Riots – which occurred a few days before the Boston Massacre. Boston National Historical Park Ranger Dan Gagnon leads the event and demonstrates several rope-tying techniques.

+ BIO: Dan Gagnon

Dan Gagnon is a Boston National Historical Park Ranger.

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