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Area brings history to life with annual event

 

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Tom Brown, right, shakes hands with Tommy Brown, 9, while he speaks to Tommy's family, from left, Ben, 12, Jami, Annabelle, 7, and Dave during Living History Saturday at Fort Assinniboine near Havre. Tom Brown is a member of the Bullhook Bottoms Black Powder Club and spent his Living History Day firing the cannon and showcasing different antique weapons.

Havre celebrated its annual Living History event Saturday, with a variety of historical locations and community organizations offering tours and activities for community members and tourists of all ages.

"It's just kind of fun," said Jim Griggs, Bullhook Bottoms Black Powder Club member and one of the founding members of the club.

The Black Powder Club was at Fort Assinniboine, displaying historical firearms to visitors of the fort as well as allowed children to fire the club's replica cannon every hour.

Saturday's events included activities at Havre Beneath the Streets, H. Earl Clark Me...



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